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José José

Mexican singer and actor

José Rómulo Sosa Ortiz (February 17, 1948 — September 28, 2019) [1], known by his stage name José José, was a Mexican singer, musician and occasional actor. His 1983 album Secretos has sold over 7 million units. With a large number of international hits, he received several Grammy nominations and recognition worldwide.[2][3]

José José
Jose Enrique con el Principe de la cancion Jose Jose 16Dec2012 (cropped) (2).jpg
José José in 2012
Born
José Rómulo Sosa Ortiz

(1948-02-17)17 February 1948
Mexico City, Mexico
Died28 September 2019(2019-09-28) (aged 71)
Occupation
  • Singer
  • actor
Spouse(s)
Children5
Musical career
Genres
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • bass
  • double bass
  • guitar
  • piano
Years active1963–2013
Labels
Associated acts

In March 2017, he announced that he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.[4] On 28 September 2019, José José died of the disease at a hospital in Homestead, Florida[5], at the age of 71.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. https://www.elnuevodia.com/entretenimiento/musica/nota/muereelprincipedelacancionjosejose-2520528/
  2. El Siglo de Torreón (26 July 2003). "José José reflexiona sobre la muerte de Celia Cruz / Espectáculos". Elsiglodetorreon.com.mx. Retrieved 2012-10-14.
  3. [1] Archived 30 March 2010 at the Wayback Machine
  4. "José José confirma que padece de cáncer de páncreas". Yahoo. March 24, 2017. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  5. "The Washington Post". September 28, 2019. Retrieved September 28, 2019.
  6. "Muere José José, 'El Príncipe de la Canción' a los 71 años" [José José dies, 'The Prince of the Song' at 71]. Excélsior (in Spanish). 28 September 2019. Retrieved 28 September 2019.