Veteran Puerto Rican salsa singer Lalo Rodriguez 64 years oldShe was found dead this Tuesday in front of the Sabana Abajo apartment building. In the municipality of Carolina, northern Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico police stated that a call to the emergency system alerted authorities, who went to the scene, as a relative of the artist identified the body.
There are no visible signs of violence In a statement issued at the scene of the accident, the police said that it is the autopsy and other analyzes that determine the causes of death.
with a career over 45 years oldThe sounds of hits like “Ven devórame otra vez”, “Pero llegante tú” and “Nada de ti” have distinguished themselves as one of the most iconic in salsa music history.
“One of the most beautiful sounds my ear has ever heard and will ever hear. His unique timbre, well-tuned and powerful, made his music timeless.” My sincere condolences to his family and fans. May Lalo Rodriguez rest in peacePuerto Rican singer Elvis Crespo expressed on his Twitter account.
One of the most beautiful sounds my ears have ever heard and will hear. His unique timbre, exact and powerful, has made his music timeless. My deepest condolences to his family and fans. May Lalo Rodriguez rest in peace.
– Elvis Crespo (@ElvisCrespo) December 13, 2022
Ubaldo Rodríguez Santos, first name of the artist, He began his musical career at the age of 12 by joining the Tempo Moderno Orchestra as a singer.
At the age of 16, she debuted as a professional singer.L records his first album with legendary Puerto Rican pianist Eddie Palmeri, titled “The Sun of the Latin Music”, which became the first album to win an Anglo-Saxon Grammy Award in the salsa genre.
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Songs like “Nothing About You”, “Furious Desire”, “Spanish Rose”, and “Never With You” It was on this album that Rodrigue recorded his second production “Unfinished Masterpiece” (1975), followed by the album “Fireworks” (1976) with Frank “Machito” Grillo’s band.
The Puerto Rican singer later worked on producing ‘Tommy Olivencia presents Lalo Rodriguez and Simon Perez, which earned him his second Anglo-Saxon Grammy Award, becoming the first Latin singer to win two Gramophone Awards.
Rodriguez later He was part of the Puerto Rico All Star Orchestra, where he recorded the albums “Los profesionales” and “Tribute to the Messiah”.
After several years he moved to Puerto Rico, where he worked with producer Frank Ferrer on the album “Simply Lalo” fn which were the songs “Francisco Andante”, “Si No Hai Madi”, “Maximo Chamorro” and “Tristesa Encantada”, composed by Titi Curet Alonso.
After three years he was released A new awakening which included “Come Eat Me Again”, his biggest international hit which stayed with him for over a year on the Billboard magazine chart.
The artist has lived in Orlando, Florida, for nearly 26 years. In 1986, he married Wanda Torres, with whom he has four children: Jeramil, José Juan, Linda, and Yariel.
Numerous scandals marked the artist’s career with episodes involving drug addiction, excessive alcohol consumption, and in 2011 he was arrested in Florida on charges of domestic violence.
He was sentenced to two years in prison and the ultimate salsa warrior in 2022.