The Argentine singer-songwriter Alberto Cortez He died at 79 on Thursday at the HM Puerta del Sur University Hospital in Móstoles, Madrid, according to sources from the General Society of Authors (SGAE). The singer had suffered a gastric hemorrhage and the picture worsened this Wednesday night.
A few days ago he was not feeling well, which is why he ended up canceling future concerts that he had planned to give for Latin America, as recognized by the producers of the respective shows.
Born in La Pampa, in 1940, he published his first album in 61, in Antwerp
Born in La Pampa, in 1940, he published his first album in 61, in Antwerp. Songwriter and poet, he was the author of popular songs such as In a corner of the soul, My tree and When a friend leaves, perhaps his most famous song. The artist gained international recognition as a young man and collaborated with artists such as the singer-songwriter and poet Facundo Cabral. With him he recorded four albums and toured Latin America.
Throughout his career, he has published no less than fifty albums, which have brought him many joys, not only because of the number of fans, but also because of his recognition with four gold discs. In addition, the versatile artist has four books of poems and two films as an actor.
The burning chapel will be installed in Madrid headquarters of the SGAE starting this Thursday at 5:00 p.m.
The ardent chapel will be installed in the Madrid headquarters of the SGAE from this Thursday at 5:00 p.m.