The younger brother of Chilean vocalist Arturo Gatica, Lucho Gatica was a major Latin vocalist in the '50s and '60s. In 1966, his record sales totalled more than 22 million copies. In addition to his chart-topping 1954 hit "Sinceridad," Gatica recorded such hits as "Contigo en la Distancia," "La Barca," "Las Muchachas de la Plaza España," and "Señor Amor." A native of the small village of Rancagua, Gatica enjoyed his greatest success after moving to the city of Santiago.
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