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Encyclopedia > Los del Río

Los del Río (Spanish for those from the river, referring to Guadalquivir) are a Spanish music duo. Guadalquivir is one of the major rivers of Spain. ... For many people, Spanish music is virtually synonymous with flamenco, an Andalucian-Gitano form of music. ...


They specialize in Andalusian folk music, specially "sevillanas", the most typical and light music of Andalusia. For a number of years, Los del Río were known for attending private "jet-set" parties at Marbella. However, in the summer of 1996 the duo enjoyed the success of their multi-platinum smash hit Macarena, which sold over 4 million copies in the United States. Andalusian Referring to Andalusia A type of horse: see Andalusian horse This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Folk music, in the original sense of the term, is music by and of the people. ... Sevillanas is a type of folk music, sung and written in Seville (Andalusia). ... Marbella is a city in Andalusia, Spain, by the Mediterranean, situated in between Malaga and Gibraltar, beneath the Sierra Blanca. ... The Macarena is an aspect of the Virgin Mary recognized in Andalusia, Spain. ...


Los del Río live in Dos Hermanas (Seville). Dos Hermanas is a city near Sevilla, Spain. ... This article is about the city in Spain. ...


 
 

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