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Daniel Lawrence Warner (1970 or 1971 – September 4, 2019) was an American Grammy Award- and Latin Grammy Award-winning guitarist, producer and songwriter.

Dan Warner
Birth nameDaniel Lawrence Warner
Born1970 or 1971
South Florida
Died (aged 49)
Hollywood, Florida, U.S.
GenresPop Rock. House. Punk. Soul
songwriter producer
Associated acts

Early life and careerEdit

Warner was born and grew up in South Florida. He recorded with numerous artists and musicians, including Michael Jackson, Shakira, Madonna, Celine Dion, Barbra Streisand, and Barry Gibb,[1][2] and wrote for artists like Enrique Iglesias, Lil Wayne and Mika. He was the governor of The Recording Academy starting from 2005 and was the President of Recording Academy Florida Chapter from 2010 to 2012, and a Trustee for the period 2013 - 2017.[3]

Awards and recognitionEdit

During his career, Warner worked on five Grammy Award-winning projects. Warner received a Grammy for Best Latin Pop album for his work as a producer and engineer on Alejandro Sanz's 2009 album at the 53rd Grammy awards, and received four Latin Grammy awards for his work on Calle13's album, Entren Los Que Quieran, Amaury Gutierrez's Sesiones Intimas, Diego Torres's Distinto and the aforementioned Paraíso Express.[3][4]


Warner died on September 4, 2019 at the age of 49 in Hollywood, Florida of a heart attack.[5]


  1. ^ "Dan Warner, Grammy Award-Winning Guitarist, Has Died". Rolling Stone.
  2. ^ "Juanes remembers Dan Warner. The Grammy- and Latin Grammy award-winning guitarist has died". USA Today.
  3. ^ a b "Latin GRAMMY-Winning Guitarist Dan Warner Dies". 2019-09-05. Retrieved 2019-09-07.
  4. ^ "Dan Warner, Guitarist & Fixture in Latin Music, Dies". Billboard. Retrieved 2019-09-07.
  5. ^ "'Groove is everything,' guitarist said. Then he died. Stars all over the world react". Miami Herald.