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Fher Olvera
Birth name José Fernando Emilio Olvera
Also known as Fher
Born December 8, 1959 (1959-12-08) (age 50)
Origin Puebla, Puebla, Mexico
Genres Rock
Occupations Musician, Songwriter, Activist, Philanthropist
Instruments Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica
Years active 1978 - present
Associated acts Man√°
Sombrero Verde

José Fernando Emilio "Fher" Olvera, (born December 8, 1959) in Puebla, Pue., Mexico as José Fernando Emilio Olvera Sierra, is the secondary guitarist, composer, and lead singer for the Mexican rock band Maná. Olvera studied communications in the UIA University. He has collaborated with great musicians such as Rubén Blades, Carlos Santana, Pablo Milanes, Luciano Pavarotti, Zucchero, Moisés Aldana, Miguel Rios, Miguel Bosé, Tanya Mota, Juan Luis Guerra, Sebastián Trepode, among many others.


Early Career

Fher started his musical career as a teenager playing with Gustavo Orozco and the brothers Ulises, Juan Diego and Abraham Calleros forming a band called Sombrero Verde in the 80s. [1]


With Abraham Calleros and Gustavo Orozco switching interests, Olvera continued his musical trajectory with the Calleros, Juan Diego (bass), Ulises (lead guitar) and himself (vocals and backup guitar) The band recreated itself with a new name: Man√° and in 1986, to complete the band came Alex Gonz√°lez, a gifted drummer.[2]

Personal life

Olvera has a child, Dalí, with his wife Ana Ivette Verduzco. Holds a great relationship with fellow band members, especially Ulises Calleros and Alex González [3]

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