Mario Martínez, guitarist and founder of La Unión, dies
This Sunday he passed away mario martinezguitarist and founding member of the Spanish group The Union.
Through their social networks, the iconic group of the late 80s released the news.
“Mario Martínez, a key player in our history, a participant and creator of great moments and songs, has left us after a long struggle,” he said.
Friends, today is a very sad day for THE UNION. Mario Martínez, a key player in our history, a participant and creator of great moments and songs, has left us after a long struggle. All my support and deepest condolences to his family. Fly high Mario. RIP.🖤 pic.twitter.com/VGmzND3SQr
– The Union (@launionnet) April 10, 2022
Martínez faced a tough battle against the laryngeal cancerwhich was detected in 2015 and forced him to give up the stage.
“It is a long race in which I hope to reach the finish line as soon as possible to be with all of you again.
“Cancer is like the sea, you don’t have to be afraid of it, you have to have respect for it,” he said when announcing his diagnosis.
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