Renowned Latin singer, Josè José, is dead.
He died at the age of 71 on Saturday, 28th September 2019.
The legendary Josè was popularly known as “The Prince Of Songs”.
The singer died in the United States after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.
José, whose real name was José Rómulo Sosa Ortiz, reportedly began to experience vocal problems in the year 2000.
He lost his voice several times, which left him unable to perform.
Moreover medical examinations revealed a small tumor in his pancreas.
José was born in Mexico City in February 1948. He however, had his first big break in 1970.
This big break came when he represented Mexico at the Latin Song Festival II. The Latin Song Festival 11 was a predecessor to the annual OTI Festival.
Moreover, his song, “El Triste,” finished in third place to a standing ovation and was a huge success in Mexico.
Reports from Bnonews stated that José sold tens of millions of albums around the world.
The sold albums include about seven million units of his 1983 album “Secretos.”
Josè josé will be remembered for his breakthrough in the music industry especially Latin songs.