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Encyclopedia > Mayte Garcia

Mayte Jannell Garcia (b. 12 November 1973), better known as simply Mayte is a dancer and singer, best known as the former wife of pop-star, Prince. Born on a military base in Alabama, Garcia's parents (who are of Puerto Rican ancestry) relocated throughout the United States and Germany as a result of her father's military reassignments. If you hold the copyright to an image (e. ... If you hold the copyright to an image (e. ... is the 316th day of the year (317th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... “The Artist” redirects here. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ...

Mayte appeared on the American television program That's Incredible! at the age of 8 as the world's youngest professional belly dancer. She graduated from Wiesbaden American High School in Wiesbaden, Germany. This is the same high school that Priscilla Presley attended while dating Elvis. Thats Incredible! was a television show that ran on the ABC television network from 1980 to 1984 in the USA. In the tradition of Ripleys Believe It or Not and Real People, this television show had people perform stunts or descriptions and reenactments of allegedly paranormal events. ... Raqs Sharqi dancer Chryssanthi Sahar Scharf, Heidelberg. ... Wiesbaden is a city in central Germany. ... For other uses, see High school (disambiguation). ... Priscilla Presley Priscilla Beaulieu Presley (born Priscilla Ann Wagner on May 24, 1945, in Brooklyn, New York) is an American model, author and actress and the only wife of rock n roll singer Elvis Presley. ... Elvis Aron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), also known as The King of Rock and Roll, or as just simply The King, was an American singer who had an immeasurable effect on world culture. ...


Working with Prince

Mayte first came to the attention of Prince in 1990 when her mother, Nell submitted a video cassette of Mayte's performance. Prince met the young dancer during the same year while on tour in Germany and eventually she was hired to dance in his Diamonds and Pearls tour. Her role was soon elevated as she became the focus of his next album — (" "; see Love Symbol) and assumed the guise of an Egyptian princess for the concept album. Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... The video cassette recorder (or VCR, less popularly video tape recorder) is a type of video tape recorder that uses removable cassettes containing magnetic tape to record audio and video from a television broadcast so it can be played back later. ... Diamonds and Pearls was Princes eleventh album, which was released in 1991. ... Image File history File links Prince_symbol. ... was Princes 14th album (and second with the New Power Generation) released in 1992. ... In popular music, a concept album is an album which is unified by a theme, which can be instrumental, compositional, narrative, or lyrical (Shuker 2002, p. ...

When Prince slimmed down the New Power Generation and changed his stage name to , Mayte revealed to fans her Puerto Rican heritage, remained in the NPG as a dancer, and often provided English and Spanish vocals on his albums. In 1995, produced an album for Mayte entitled Child of the Sun for a European release on his NPG Records label. Singles for the album included "If I Love U 2 Night". The New Power Generation (or NPG for short) is the current backing group of musician Prince. ... A stage name, also called a screen name, is a pseudonym used by performers and entertainers such as actors, comedians, musicians, djs, clowns, and professional wrestlers. ... Image File history File links Prince_symbol. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... Image File history File links Prince_symbol. ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... NPG Records is the record label formed by Prince in 1993 to release his music after Paisley Park Records. ...

Marriage, child and annulment

Rumors that and Mayte were an item were confirmed when they announced their engagement not long after her album was released. They were married on Valentine's Day, 1996. 's 3-CD opus, Emancipation was largely dedicated to their union and their then-unborn child. The child, rumored to have been named Gregory, was born with Pfeiffer syndrome, a rare skull disease and died shortly after birth. The marriage was eventually annuled in 1999. Mayte received a house in Spain as a settlement. She was also linked to entertainment phenom Wade Robson Image File history File links Prince_symbol. ... For other uses, see Valentines Day (disambiguation). ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Image File history File links Prince_symbol. ... CD may stand for: Compact Disc Canadian Forces Decoration Cash Dispenser (at least used in Japan) CD LPMud Driver Centrum-Demokraterne (Centre Democrats of Denmark) Certificate of Deposit České Dráhy (Czech Railways) Chad (NATO country code) Chalmers Datorförening (computer club of the Chalmers University of Technology) a 1960s... Look up Opus in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Emancipation is a 1996 triple-CD album by Prince (then known as ). The title refers to Princes freedom from his contract with Warner Bros. ... For other uses, see Child (disambiguation). ... Pfeiffer syndrome is a genetic disorder characterized by the premature fusion of certain bones of the skull (craniosynostosis), which prevents further growth of the skull and affects the shape of the head and face. ... Annulment is a legal procedure for declaring a marriage null and void. ... This article is about the year. ... Wade Jeremy Robson (born September 17, 1982) was born in Australia and has become one of the most successful pop choreographers and producers. ...

In 2001 Mayte was briefly engaged to musician Tommy Lee. Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

Recent activities

Garcia guest starred on the USA Network show "Psych" and TNT show "The Closer," and has appeared as a guest star on the hit shows "Las Vegas (TV series)" and "Nip/Tuck", as well as the films "Firehouse Dog", Charlie Wilson's War, and the independent film EGO, to be directed by Antonio Macia. Psych is an American dramedy television series. ... The Closer is an American television police drama series. ... Las Vegas is a dramatic comedy television series about a team of people working in the fictional Montecito Resort and Casino in Las Vegas — dealing with issues that arise within the working environment, ranging from valet parking and restaurant management to casino security. ... Nip/Tuck is an Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning American television medical drama series created by Ryan Murphy for FX Networks. ... Firehouse Dog is an American family film produced by Regency Enterprises and distributed by 20th Century Fox. ... Charlie Wilsons War is a forthcoming drama film about Texas Congressman Charlie Wilson, who conspired with a rogue CIA operation to launch an operative to help Afghans in their fight against Soviet invaders. ...

She was recently filmed as a dancer in the Hindi film Dus for the song Deedar De Deedar De For the Incomplete 1997 film of the same name see Dus. ...

31-year-old Mayte was seen gyrating in a number called Deedaar De from producer Nitin Manmohan’s film Dus . The song is sung Sunidhi Chauhan and composed by Vishal-Shekhar.

The idea for shooting the number on Mayte came from LA-based choreographer Liz Imperio.

Nitin says that he was looking for a girl with a hint of Latin American looks for the song in the film. He adds that Mayte fitted the bill perfectly because she has "a mix of Latin American and Indian looks."

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  Results from FactBites:
Mayte Garcia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (244 words)
She came to the attention of Prince in 1990 when her mother submitted a video cassette of Mayte performing.
Mayte soon revealed her Puerto Rican heritage and remained in Prince's band as a dancer, and often providing English and Spanish vocals on his albums.
In 1995, Prince produced an album for Mayte entitled Child of the Sun for a European release on his NPG Records label.
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