|This publicity pic shows how young Lucho was when he started recording for Odeon.
Many dreamed to be Lucho's "one and only" but it was beautiful Mapita Cortés who hooked the cat.
Lucho was a guest of Dinah Shore in Hollywood.
Lucho, King of Bolero pose proudly with Elvis, King of Rock 'n' Roll
Landing on private plane.
Famous Lucho album singing songs by composer Agustin Lara.
A best seller!
Lucho with writer-producer
Omar Martínez, another special fan in Los Angeles
Lucho and Cuban actress Paloma Morales smile at the camera during a Hollywood party.
2008 Grammy winner!
Lucho in concert....unforgettable!
"Luchomania" at work...
In spite of the chaos, Lucho always had a smile for the fans...
Lucho receives a warm welcome from a very special fan, Julio Iglesias.
In 2007, EMI hands over another Platinum disc to Lucho for impresive record sales.
At the Havana Hilton 1958
Beefcake for the ladies....
With Nat "King" Cole backstage at Havana's famous Tropicana.
With the beautiful film star Marta Roth at an award gala in Mexico City.
Lucho with a group of friends including Julio Iglesias
Maria Conchita Alonso and Johnny Mathis share in the celebration of Lucho's "star" in Hollywood.
LUCHO shows proudly the wine named after him in Chile. "It's a romantic combination of Carmenere with Cabernet Sauvignon and it comes with a CD of my best love ballads"-says Lucho
In 2007, the president of Chile Michele Bachelet honors Lucho with an important recognition.
Arriving in Madrid with Mapita in 1962
Lucho and his friend Nat "King" Cole are presented with popularity awards in Hollywood.
With The Mac Ke Macs during an appearance in the Ed Sullivan TV Show.
Cuban box champion "El Niño Valdés" and Lucho trade professions. "El Niño" sings while Lucho is ready for boxing!
Lucho is an accomplished guitar player and he likes to rehearse with his instrument.
TV mongul Gaspar Pumareja and actor Otto Sirgo greet Lucho in Cuba 1958
A songbook with Gatica favorites.
In 2008, Lucho stands proudly by his "star" in Hollywood's Walk of Fame.
Lucho's "star" in Hollywood was granted for his illustrious recording career.
The crowds still gather around the "king of boleros"
Lucho meets Gregory Peck, a true Hollywood legend
Lucho and the great Antonio Prieto, another Chilean popular vocalist.
Another Lucho Gatica songbook
A Lucho cover in a prestigious magazine from Spain.
A happy meeting between Lucho and legendary screen actor Omar Shariff
With silver screen legend Sarita Montiel
in Barcelona, Spain
Leslie, one of California's most outstanding beauties married Lucho and gave him daughter Lily Teresa.
Lucho having fun in L.A. with journalist Gisela Gonzalez, P.R. man Ernesto Martinez and the unforgettable Celia Cruz!
Julio Iglesias and Lucho share a magic moment with Frank Sinatra and Dionne Warwick
Lucho and the sensational Barbra Streisand.
Leslie and Lucho
Various song books includes many of Lucho's ever-popular recordings.
In Miami at a social function with another legendary performer who was a dear friend: Libertad Lamarque.
The great Olga Guillot and Lucho pose proudly with their respective life achievement Grammys.
Lucho said that the best "arroz con pollo" he ever ate was at the Los Angeles home of Ernesto Martinez and Manuel Romero, RIP. Also in the pic is the ever beautiful Silvia Pendas, Ernesto's mother.
Lucho always smiling...