Timeless songs like “Canta Corazón,” “Me Cansé De Ti” and “Hoy,” among others, may have been made famous by other Latin artists but all were penned by Gian Marco.

The Peruvian singer-songwriter has become a prominent songwriter for some of Latin pop biggest names including Alejandro Fernández, Paulina Rubio, Emmanuel, Mijares, Diego Torres, Gloria Estefan and Obie Bermudez.

In celebration of the crooner’s 50th birthday today (Aug. 17), here are 10 songs you might’ve not known were written or co-written by Gian Marco.

1. Alejandro Fernández, “Canta Corazón”

2. Obie Bermudez, “Me Cansé De Ti” (co-written with Bermudez)

3. Paulina Rubio, “Ni Rosas, Ni Juguetes” (co-written with Claudia Brant and Noel Schajris)

4. Mandy Moore, “In My Pocket” (co-written with Emilio Estefan Jr., Liza Quintana and Randall M. Barlow)

5. Gloria Estefan, “Hoy”

6. Mijares, “Si Me Tenías” (co-written with Claudia Brant and Noel Schajris)

7. Emmanuel, “Sentirme Vivo”

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