Mexican singer José José dies at 71 due to pancreatic cancer
The prince of the song died as a result of pancreatic cancer that afflicted him in the last days of his life. The Mexican singer was internationally recognized for his romantic talent. Laura Núñez, who served as her personal assistant, was the one who confirmed the news.
Laura Núñez confirmed the death of José José
José Rómulo Sosa Ortiz "José José", died in a medical center in the city of Homestead, Florida (USA), where he was admitted due to complications caused by pancreatic cancer.
His success began in 1971, with the song El triste, but since then he was popular on the radio for all the romantic songs he performed. He quickly conquered America, but his success was heard throughout Europe and Asia. The latest figures for the artist dated a total of 250 million records sold.
José Rómulo Sosa Ortiz "José José", lost a large part of his vocal cords after abusing alcoholism and cortisol. Then he was diagnosed with pulmonary emphysema. Eventually, Lyme disease caused severe paralysis that removed him from music.
In March 2017, he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and since then his health has started to deteriorate. Today, September 28, he died from this complication.