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Armando Manzanero dies at 86

The world of music is in mourning. Armando Manzanero He died this morning as a result of cardiac arrest, after suffering complications due to COVID-19. A few days ago, it was reported that the creator of immortal boleros tested positive for the coronavirus, which is why he was hospitalized on December 17; although on Sunday his lungs were said to be fine, his kidneys were deficient and he remained under medical care.

Armando Manzanero© .ImagesThe Mexican composer passed away early this Monday at the age of 86

“I have to regret a lot, because they are informing me of the death of Don Armando Manzanero,” declared this Monday, in his usual morning conference, the president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

“I am very sorry for his passing. Also a great composer … We send his family, friends, artists, all singer-songwriters our condolences, our embrace, for this unfortunate loss for the artistic world and for Mexico. Then, the president ended his daily press conference on Monday, which ended with Adoro, a Manzanero issue.

The sad news was also confirmed by the Mexican entertainment journalist Pati chapoy. “With pain in my heart I inform you that Armando Manzanero died.”

Armando Manzanero© .ImagesArmando Manzanero was one of the most beloved Mexican composers

Various local Mexican media stressed that she was the composer’s manager, Laura blum, who confirmed the death.

On October 21, the singer-songwriter received a tribute during the Latin Billboard 2020 gala by being recognized with the Career Award for his great contribution to music and we had the opportunity to interview him for the last time.