MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican singer and songwriter Jose Jose, who used to be a musical icon throughout Latin The us for greater than part a century, died on Saturday at age 71, native media reported.
Mexican broadcaster Televisa reported the singer died in Miami on Saturday after headaches following a remedy for pancreatic most cancers. He had long past public along with his most cancers analysis in 2017.
Jose Jose, whose actual identify is Jose Romulo Sosa Ortiz, become recognized for his robust, romantic ballads, together with “The International” and “My Lifestyles,” and won a number of Grammy nominations. He used to be additionally an occasional actor.
“The Prince of Tune,” because the Mexican used to be affectionately known as via his lovers, used to be born right into a circle of relatives of musicians and raised in Mexico Town. In his early teenagers, he began enjoying guitar and making a song serenades.
Lots of his works impressed a more youthful technology of artists and musicians, together with Latin pop big name Julio Iglesias, who interpreted Jose Jose’s first large hit “The Send of Oblivion.”
His son Jose Joel, who may be a musician, modified his profile image on Twitter to a black ribbon.
“It’s unhappy, his passing,” Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador informed reporters after listening to the scoop forward of a speech he used to be because of give within the northern state of Chihuahua.
Reporting via Stefanie Eschenbacher and Adriana Barrera Espinosa; Modifying via Leslie Adler