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After being hospitalized in Madrid due to a series of infections, the Cuban singer-songwriter Pablo Milanés passed away this Monday in Spain at the age of 77as confirmed by his artistic office on social networks.
One of the most representative voices of the latin american song and one of the founders of the Nueva Trova Cubana movement, which emerged in the 1960s, died at dawn on November 22 at the age of 77 in a clinic in Madrid, Spain.
The information was confirmed by his artistic office without revealing the causes of his death; However, it is known that the artist was hospitalized and under treatment for a series of recurring infections that had affected his health in recent months.
“With great pain and sadness, we regret to inform you that the teacher Pablo Milanés has passed away this morning of November 22 in Madrid“, reads the statement published on Facebook.
“We deeply appreciate all the expressions of affection and support, to all his family and friends, in these difficult times. May he rest in the love and peace that he has always transmitted. It will remain forever in our memory”, they add.
The Cuban musician born on February 24, 1945 in Bayamo, Cuba, has settled in Madrid since 2017 and on November 13, he entered a clinic to receive medical treatment for the oncohematological disease that he suffered some years ago and that worsened in recent months.
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