On the evening of this Sunday, December 19, the news was communicated that many did not want to hear. The Spanish singer, Carlos Marin, of the group Il Divo, died at 53 years of coronavirus, as announced by the musical group on its official Twitter account.
"With great regret we let you know that our friend and partner Carlos Marín has passed away. His friends, family and fans will miss him. There will never be another voice or spirit like Carlos."says the tweet.
On November 28, the group Il Divo visited the South of Gran Canaria, to offer a concert with a marked Christmas character in Maspalomas and subsequent lighting of the Christmas lighting of the entire municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana.
Those attending this concert have been among the last to enjoy the Il Divo group In full, because later they moved to England to prepare their Christmas tour, something that they have not been able to start, due to the high incidence of coronavirus throughout the planet, especially in Europe.
Admitted to the ICU
Carlos Marín was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) from a Manchester hospital (UK), intubated and in an induced coma.
As a result, Primer Beat Producciones announced the postponement until June 15, 2022 of the concert that was to be held at the Coliseum in A Coruña on December 22.
Il Divo was founded by the famous Simon Cowell, himself from One Direction, after imagining that an all-male lyrical quartet would have possibilities covering mythical songs.
Marín, who had forged a previous career as an actor in musicals such as Les Miserables or Beauty and the Beast, joined this project in 2003, for which Urs Bühler, Sébastien Izambard and David Miller were also hired.
Together have released nine studio albums so far, from the namesake Il Divo (2004) to the most recent For Once In My Life: A Celebration of Motown (2021), with which he has managed to sell nearly 40 million copies worldwide.
In solitary, last year he released a solo album titled Portrait in which he dared to cover Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody, among other successes.