Juan Fernando Ortega (born March 2, 1957) is a singer-songwriter in contemporary Christian music. He is noted both for his interpretations of many traditional hymns and songs, such as "Give Me Jesus" and "Be Thou My Vision", and for writing clear, easily understood songs, such as "This Good Day".
Ortega was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico near the banks of the Rio Grande. He started learning piano at eight years of age. Through his father's work with the United States Department of State, he also spent time in Ecuador and Barbados. His family lived in Chimayo, NM for eight generations, which has been cited as an influence on his music.
Ortega graduated from Valley High School and The University of New Mexico, where he received his bachelor’s degree in music education.
It is from his heritage and classical training at The University of New Mexico where Ortega derives his sound, embracingЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Camino Largo [альбом]
- Fernando [альбом]
- Fernando Ortega [альбом]
- Hymns & Meditations [альбом]
- In a Welcome Field [альбом]
- Meditations of the Heart: Encore [альбом]
- This Bright Hour [1997, альбом]
- Storm [05.02.2002, альбом]
- Night of Your Return [24.11.2002, альбом]
- Beginnings [02.04.2004, альбом]
- The Shadow of Your Wings: Hymns and Sacred Songs [2006, альбом]
- Christmas Songs [21.10.2008, альбом]
- Come Down, O Love Divine [2011, альбом]
- Give Me Jesus [сборник]
- Home [сборник]
- Meditations of The Heart [сборник]
- The Breaking of the Dawn [сборник]
- Hymns of Worship [2003, сборник]