The Argentine nationalized Mexican singer Diego Verdaguer has died at the age of 70 due to the consequences of covid-19 after being infected in December, as reported by his record company Diam Music on Thursday. Verdaguer died in the city of Los Angeles, in the United States, and the family announced that he will be cremated in that same place.
His daughter Ana Victoria has expressed himself in a press release: “With absolute sadness I regret to inform all his public and friends that today dad left his beautiful body to continue his path and creativity in another form of eternal life. … my mother, I and the whole family are immersed in this pain so we appreciate your understanding in these difficult times.
As detailed in the note, the singer was detected with the covid-19 virus at the end of last year and had to be hospitalized. “Because of the deep pain that his departure has caused, his family has decided to say goodbye in private and spend this difficult moment in peace and recollection. Later they will organize a public act,” the statement added.
Born in Buenos Aires on April 26, 1951, under the name of Miguel Atilio Boccadoro Hernández, he began his artistic career at the age of 17 under the artistic name of Diego Verdaguer. The singer managed to maintain a musical career of more than 50 years where he developed successful songs such as little girl The bird that ate, flew, among others.
He was married to fellow Argentine singer Amanda Miguel, with whom he shared his artistic career by co-writing great hits like the thief The He lied to me. His Italian roots marked his musical style, as well as his deep love for Mexico, both countries defined the last musical stage that the singer lived.
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