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Serafín Zubiri

Serafín Zubiri (born Serafín Lizoain Vidondo on 20 April 1964 in Pamplona, Spain) is a singer, composer and piano player.

Biography

Zubiri is a blind singer and pianist who has represented Spain twice in the Eurovision Song Contest. He was the vocalist for the group Equus until 1987. In 1992, he recorded the Spanish soundtrack for the Disney film Beauty and the Beast. That same year, he went to the Swedish city of Malmö to represent TVE at the 1992 Eurovision Song Contest with the ballad "Todo esto es la música". In 2000, he won Eurocanción 2000, a contest organized by TVE, and thus represented Spain at the 2000 Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm, with the song "Colgado de un sueño" by Chema Purón.

He has also worked in radio and hosted the program for Disabled Unlimited (local TV in Pamplona). He starred alongside Marta Sánchez in the musical play called La magia de Broadway, which premiered at the Teatro Lara in Madrid in October 2000. In 2005, he was appointed vice president of the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA). In 2007, he competed in the TVE show ¡Mira Quién Baila!, the Spanish version of Dancing With the Stars (where he was runner up). On April 14, 2008, he joined the Argentinian version of the same show. He has also showed his skills in other international franchises of this show. In 2013, he competed in the Spanish version of Splash!, broadcast on Antena 3.

Albums

  • 1987: Inténtalo
  • 1988: Pedaleando
  • 1991: Detrás del viento
  • 1992: Te veo con el corazón
  • 1995: Un hombre nuevo
  • 2000: Colgado de un sueño
  • 2008: Colgado de un sueño (re-release for Argentina)
  • 2010: Sigo aquí
  • 2012: X una causa justa

External links

  • Serafín Zubiri on IMDb
Preceded by
Sergio Dalma
with "Bailar pegados"
Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest
1992
Succeeded by
Eva Santamaría
with "Hombres"
Preceded by
Lydia
with "No quiero escuchar"
Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest
2000
Succeeded by
David Civera
with "Dile que la quiero"
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