Monday, January 30

Argentine singer-songwriter Diego Verdaguer dies at 70 from COVID-19

MEXICO CITY — Diego Verdaguer, Argentine singer-songwriter of hits such as “Corazón de papel”, “Yo te amo” and “Volveré” and husband of singer Amanda Miguel, died of complications from COVID-19. He was 70 years old.

The naturalized Argentine and Mexican musician died Thursday afternoon in Los Angeles, his daughter Ana Victoria said in a statement issued early Friday by Diam Music, the record label owned by Verdaguer and his wife.

“With absolute sadness, I regret to inform all his public and friends that dad left his beautiful body today to continue his path and creativity in another form of eternal life,” said Ana Victoria. “My mother, I and the whole family are immersed in this pain, so we appreciate your understanding in these difficult times.”

The statement was also posted on Amanda Miguel’s Twitter account, with the hashtag “#descanseenpaz” (rest in peace) along with emojis of a praying hand and a white heart.

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