Salsero Héctor Tricoche passed away at the age of 66
On Sunday, July 17, sad news left salsa lovers speechless! Hector Tricoche passed away! , Through their social networks, the relatives of the Puerto Rican artist communicated this unfortunate news.
As you remember, Héctor joined the Tommy Olivencia orchestra where he popularized the hits ‘Lobo domesticado’, ‘Periquito Pin Pin’ and ‘Doce rosa’.
“It is with great sadness that we officially confirm the death of Héctor Noel Tricoche Albertorio in life at the age of 66 in the city of Springfield, Massachusetts, our father. We appreciate all the shows of solidarity, affection and respect in this difficult time.
We ask for space to cope with our loss. Thank you,” read the family statement.
Many salseros said goodbye to Héctor Tricoche, interpreter of ‘Don’t throw me the first stone’. Víctor Manuelle was one of them: «Sad news, another great singer of our genre who leaves us unexpectedly. He always treated me like a friend, a great human being and
singer. The domesticated wolf has left us. Fly high Trico », he maintained.
Likewise, Charlie Aponte, former vocalist of El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico, highlighted on social networks: «We lost one of the singers of sauce most admired for his unique way of interpreting the songs he sang with a unique style and above all with the total passion he felt for music.
Boby Cryz, Enrique ‘Papo’ Lucca and other artists from the music industry said goodbye with heartfelt messages.
Originally from Juana Díaz, he began his career in 1981, but his rise to fame came from the legendary La Primerísima Orchestra of Tommy Olivencia, where he shared the stage with salsa stars such as Paquito Guzmán and Frankie Ruiz.
In 1990, Tricoche began his solo career recording five albums.