Mexico mourns the death of Juan Gabriel and prepares to honor him
The probable tribute Fine Arts will not be the only act to receive the singer, as will also be remembered in the northern city of Ciudad Juarez, a town in which he grew up and which earned him his popular nickname “Divo of Juarez”
The sudden death of singer Juan Gabriel of a heart attack at age 66 has caused a huge stir in his native Mexico, where they are prepared to honor this international star who is considered the greatest exponent of the popular music of the country. “John Gabriel is part of Mexican popular culture for 45 years and his songs have accompanied generations, both the lyrics and melodies. it is quite a national consternation that we have , “he told Efe secretary of culture, Rafael Tovar. in addition, he explained that on the instructions of President Enrique Peña Nieto offered the family “open the gates of the Palace of Fine Arts – in the capital for a tribute to Juan Gabriel” and watch over him, either “whole body or ashes.” he said he had already spoken with the representative, and were awaiting confirmation.
This message came shortly after the president of Mexico broke the news on Twitter with a heartfelt message. “a voice and a talent representing Mexico.His music, a legacy to the world. It’s gone very soon. May he rest in peace “, honored President singer confirming the death. Born in Parácuaro, in the western state of Michoacan, on January 7, 1950, Juan Gabriel died in Santa Monica (California) at 11.30 local time (18.30 GMT ) of this US city. the probable tribute Fine Arts will not be the only act to receive the singer, as will also be remembered in the northern city of Ciudad Juarez, a town in which he grew up and which earned him his popular nickname “Divo Juarez “, announced the mayor of this border town with the United States, Javier Gonzalez Mocken. in fact, this Sunday, just hours after his death, dozens of his followers remembered him at the gates of his house in that city placing flowers and other objects while honked their most popular songs, including “Noa Noa”.
Other members of the cabinet of Mexican President devoted heartfelt words to Juan Gabriel, as the finance minister, Luis Videgaray, calling it “extraordinary, unrepeatable and bright “the author of pieces like” I was not born to love, “everlasting Love, ” so was “or” Dear “. This chameleonic singer, who moved like fish in water by genres as diverse as ranchera, bolero, ballads, salsa and pop, has received huge displays of affection beyond the official condolences.the musical union, in particular, mourns the passing of this artist who, according to the Latin Recording Academy, would have sold more than 100 million albums throughout his long and prolific musical career that began in the early seventies and consists of more than 1,500 written songs. the legendary singer rancher Vicente Fernandez gave endearments in Twitter Alberto Aguilera Valadez, real name Juan Gabriel. “How heavy me the departure of John Gabriel. A great edge and an excellent human being.
Rest in peace , “he wrote. The Mexican tenor Fernando de la Mora recalled in Milenio Television that Juan Gabriel, who made a grisly childhood where he lived a while in boarding school by the lack of economic resources in the family, was a “wonderful Mexican” and a “success story”. in this avalanche of messages actress and singer Daniela Romo, actress and Congresswoman Carmen Salinas, who took joined his 82 years remember shared with the divo, or Aleks Syntek, who wished “sky flood of romanticism and genius” of Juan Gabriel scenarios.
The rock band Molotov said the singer was “a great composer” and “one of a kind ” , proving the enormous influence of this artist throughout the Mexican music scene, even those styles that were you, at least in appearance, more distant. it is recalled that his subjects were interpreted by many artists such as the Spanish Rocio Durcal or Mexican Jose Jose, Lucha Villa, Roberto Jordan, Lucia Mendez, Lola Beltran, Angelica Maria, among many others. the death of the artist, who took him on tour and two days after giving his last concert at the Forum in Los Angeles, not only it is mourned to throughout the Mexican territory. the long trail of Juan Gabriel in music is feeling beyond Mexican borders, as artists like Ricky Martin, Laura Pausini, Maluma or Enrique Iglesias, have also shown signs of his affection for the singer.