“The Legend of Salsa” Paquito Guzmán dies at 82

“The legend of salsa” dies in Puerto Rico. Paquito Guzmán has died at 82. “Champagne and rum: the best salsa ballads...

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  • “The legend of salsa” dies in Puerto Rico.
  • Paquito Guzmán has died at 82.
  • “Champagne and rum: the best salsa ballads” and “Tu Amante Romántico” were some of his hits.

THE LAST GOODBYE. Salsa singer Frank Guzmán Geigel, better known as Paquito Guzmán, passed away at 82, surrounded by loved ones. The salsa legend, as he was known in the Latin music community, passed away Thursday morning in Puerto Rico, at the age of 82.

Everything seems to indicate that the singer lost his fight against cancer and his wife and granddaughters were by his side the whole time. One of them announced the news of his passing and said that they wanted privacy as they mourn the death of the salsero. They also said they appreciated all the expressions of affection  from his fans.

THE LAST GOODBYE

GIVE THE LAST GOODBYE
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At the age of 82, and after a long fight against cancer, singer Frank Guzmán Geigel, better known as Paquito Guzmán, died surrounded by family in his native Puerto Rico. One of his granddaughters reported on the event that occurred this Thursday morning.

According to the Efe agency, Frank Guzmán Geigel, known in the music industry as Paquito Guzmán, died at his home in the Puerto Rican municipality of Toa Baja surrounded by his wife and children. On social media, fans shared their condolences for the loss of the salsa singer.

Singer Paquito Guzmán dies: Who announced the news?

Singer Paquito Guzmán dies: Who communicated the news?
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The singer had already reported about his health on social media. He stated that he was quite weak due to his long and difficult battle with cancer. On Instagram, the salsa singer had posted a couple of images from the hospital commenting that he was quite grateful for the support his family gave him. When he passed away, his granddaughter decided to be the family’s spokesperson and expressed the feelings of the singer’s loved ones.

“There have been many calls that we have received, so we ask for some space to process this sad moment. We ask for a little time to assimilate this difficult loss,” said one of his granddaughters, as reported by the Efe agency. So far, the family has expressed their appreciation for the love they have received. Filed Under: Singer Paquito Guzmán dies

Singer Paquito Guzmán dies: Will there be funeral services?

Singer Paquito Guzmán dies: Will there be funeral services?
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According to the Efe agency, the singer’s granddaughter said that they wanted to take sometimes to themselves as a family and that she felt extremely sad about her grandfather’s death. But, above all, she stressed that one of Paquito’s last wishes before he passed away was not to have a funeral.

The family said it was a wish they wanted to respect, so they would not hold a funeral service in memory of the singer. The news was surprising to the followers of ‘The legend of Salsa’ who have bid the singer farewell on social media and have said that it was an ‘irreplaceable loss’ for the world of music. Filed Under: Singer Paquito Guzmán dies

Singer Paquito Guzmán dies: A successful career

Singer Paquito Guzmán dies: A successful career
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The salsa singer was born on November 20, 1939 and started his career in the early 60s, achieving great successes. According to the Efe agency, Paquito Guzmán released more than twenty records throughout his career, among which stand out “Champagne and rum: the best salsa ballads” (1986) and “Tu Amante Romántico” (1988).

Furthermore, he was famously part of the Trío Los Primos with Rafael Scharrón and Tatín Vale and the Conjunto Cachana with Joe Quijano. But he really established his career in music when he joined the Orquesta La Primerísima with Tommy Olivencia. Paquito Guzmán, became a great figure in salsa in Puerto Rico, South America and the United States. Filed Under: Singer Paquito Guzmán dies

Singer Paquito Guzmán dies: His last message on social media

Singer Paquito Guzmán dies: His last message on social networks
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His last interaction with his followers on social media was in September, when he said that he felt fortunate to have the love of his family and that he also felt fortunate for the support he received from his fans who always expressed their affection in the face of his battle with cancer.

“I will always be grateful to each one of you. Thank you very much for your support and blessings, thank you Lord Jesus for all that you do for us, thank you to all my followers, they are my family. Thanks to my wife and family for the support they give me no matter what is happening. God bless you,” said the singer on social media. Filed Under: Singer Paquito Guzmán dies

Singer dies unexpectedly in the middle of a football match

Singer dies of terrible illness and in the middle of a football match
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Francisco Alberto de Meza, better known as “Franciskao El Diex” died on December 7 in the middle of a soccer game in Costa del Este, in his native Panama, according to the local newspaper Día a día. Apparently the young singer collapsed on the field.

“Franciskao El Diex” received cardiopulmonary resuscitation after collapsing on the field, however, it was useless since he was declared dead at the San Miguel Arcángel hospital. The urban singer had thousands of followers on Instagram.

Was the death of the Hispanic artist a joke?

Was the death of the Hispanic artist a joke?
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Social media was immediately filled with messages after the death of “Franciskao El Diex”. Many of his friends and followers thought that it was a joke because of the singer’s personality. “This one I’m not going to forgive you. I don’t understand,” wrote Nelva Yaritzel Saldana Sanchez, a Panamanian influencer on Instagram.

“I’m trying to think it’s one of his crazy jokes. Right now you are leaving us just as if it was nothing. My crazy Frank. How many years, how many moments and how many are missing,” read another message dedicated to the singer “Franciskao El Diex” after his death.

“I’m just mad at you for all this.”

"I'm just mad at you for all of this"
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“I still feel you with us and I don’t want it to be false. I don’t know how I feel, I don’t know how I am. I’m just mad at you for all this,” Nelva’s message ends. The singer’s social media was also filled with messages and condolences after the news.

“Today we are here tomorrow we don’t know, strength to their relatives and closest friends.”
“I can’t believe it. Rest in Peace Diex.”
“Someone tell me it’s a lie.”
“I’m waiting for someone to come out and say it’s a lie.”

A special farewell message for the singer

They dedicate a special farewell message for the singer
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“I cannot believe it and a few days ago I told you that pretty lady was always going to be one of my favorite songs,” commented another faithful follower of the singer. The world of music and entertainment seems to be ridden with pain and mourning as another singer revealed a tragic loss this week.

Rapper, actor, comedian, and film producer Nick Cannon announced the death of his 5-month-old baby on Tuesday. Cannon, along with his wife Alyssa Scott, had his youngest child last June. The actor and singer broke the terrible news on “The Nick Cannon Show,” according to ET Online.

Nick Cannon reveals the terrible illness that killed his five-month-old baby

Reveals the terrible illness that her five-month-old baby suffered
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Nick Cannon’s baby died of brain cancer at a tragically young age. The singer and host tearfully revealed the illness and his family’s struggle upon discovering that little Zen had hydrocephalus, which is a form of brain cancer, according to the ETOnline.

In addition, the grieving father revealed details about the symptoms affecting his son. He also explained how he was diagnosed. “I noticed he always had a cough, so I wanted to check it out,” said the father of seven to the thousands of viewers of his television show.

Cannon revealed his baby’s symptoms

Confess your baby's symptoms before you die
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“He had this interesting breathing and by the time he was two months I noticed he had this nice sized head too — a Cannon head. We didn’t think anything of it. But I wanted to take him to the doctor for his sinus and breathing. We thought it would be routine,” said Nick Cannon after the death of his son, according to ET Online.

When they took little Zen to the doctor, his family had no idea what was coming. Apparently, the singer’s son had accumulated fluid in his head and a doctor’s discovered a malignant tumor. The producer’s baby’s medical condition unexpectedly worsened.

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