I'm not afraid of death, I'm so happy. Bolero King, Lucho Gatica, who passed away in Mexico City at the age of 90, has left its legacy to Chile and our country, which has welcomed him for more than a century and consolidated his country beyond the borders of Latin America. Thanks to his velvety voice that revolutionized the way he interpreted a boleros as he found it with "Historia de un amor" and "Contigo a la distancia".
His death was endorsed by the Mexican actor, Luis Gatica, who only dedicated his remarks on social networks: Have a nice trip! I love you, without detailing the cause of death. Hours later, local Chilean president Sebastián Piñera announced that a national duel was announced next Thursday.
With his voice and rendition, the same inspiration is Paul McCartney, Luis Miguel and Elvis Presley. Therefore, his death left a void in the music world.
He came to Mexico in 1957, where he developed much of his 70-year career and recorded 13 albums. A love story He started at 85 years old. In this way, Laura Pausini was able to bring together artists like Pepe Aguilar, Miguel Bosé, Olga Tañón and Ricardo Montaner.
Our country was the place where his interpretation of "not telling me any more" surpassed the one million copies sold and one of his boleros surpassed the place where he immortalized "You are used to me".
"This Thursday will be a national duel, because the 90-year-old King of Boleros, the great Lucho Gatica, abandoned us. A tremendous Chilean musician who is recognized worldwide for his talents and is often decorated for his work. I pray and wish more condolences to your family and friends. "
President of Chile
Throughout his productive career, he is one of two Chileans with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The other is Don Francisco.
Career Arturo began his childhood as a child in the city of Rancagua, Chile, where he was born with Gatica. His talent and corruption in his home town led him to dedicate the life of Luis Gatica to this genre he had premiered with the song "Me importaas tú".
In 1953 he took his first musical tour that took him to Colombia, United States, Spain and the United Kingdom. Your second type It was made in Peru, Brazil and Lima.
Six years later, he won the title of "King of Bolero" for the first time in El Retiro Park, where the songs of "Sabor a mi" and "La barca" in Madrid were successful.
After his stay in the United States, Luis Miguel, his career in the early 90s, reappeared when he reunited the Gatica boleros in his repertoire, which was a success in both. Even translators came to share the scene.
His career has not only focused on the musical field but has been featured in 15 films among them. Don't tell me, crime theater and Everybody's his music.
Nobel literature in literature was immortalized in books such as Mario Vargas Llosa. Julia's sister and writer Peru is describing his visit to Lima.
For all this, the artists regretted their losses. One of them was Beto Cuevas, a singer and former vocalist of La Ley, who wrote on Twitter: & Lucho Gatica, a great voice that has the hearts of millions of people around the world. It was a great honor to be able to sing with you in the tribute.
- Data: Beatles When they made their own version of "Bésame mucho", they were impressed by the Gatica, which they knew with the voice of Chile.
The sound that stops time
LThe history of Bolero is a list of repetitive dangers: the main countries that cultivate the species (Cuba, Mexico, Colombia, Puerto Rico, Dominican, Venezuelan #) cover a network painted by the desired ink inks. The Caribbean Sea, its accomplice and the witness make the overflowing of the foams, which define us as animals we love. / Chile Lucho Gatica (1928-2018) he knew very well, with him The attractive figure and her unique style became the dream of thousands of fans of Spanish America. He came to Cuba in 1954, and the great success he supported was te Sinceridad 195; Olga Guillot introduced her to the elephant and learned, "I'm in the distance" and "within us". He visited Havana eight times, and he seduced the ladies with the weight of his testimony and the melodic grace of caressing sobs. / He directed "No me platiques más" (Vicente arrido) in Mexico and he sold a million albums in those years. / When I remembered how Havana went through the madmen as a child, the voice of Rancagua's son was "You used me", "The story of love", "My girlfriend", "Enramada", "My love", "Secret love". .. But, "La barca" and "El reloj" tunes by Roberto Cantoral, flooded intimate areas. My mother Lucho sang a duet on the radio with Gatica: "Stop your path / Because my life is going out / O star / This shines my presence / I don't have love I'm nothing". Lucho Gatica time stopped, tone attractive To my house women quietly.
By Carlos Olivares Baró