We tell you the story behind the viral photo between Camilo Sesto, Rocío Dúrcal, José José and Juan Gabriel
After the unfortunate death of Spanish singer Camilo Sesto, who died on September 9, millions of fans have cried a great loss in the history of Spanish music.
During the duel for the loss of this great artist, this photo went viral:
In it we can see several of the Spanish music figures of the 80s, specifically we see Camilo Sesto, Rocío Dúrcal, José José and Juan Gabriel.
What is the story behind this photograph?
The snapshot was taken in the year of 1984, when all these romantic and great exhibitors of the ballads in Spanish met at the inauguration of the Ariola record company, the exact location is the seal offices in Los Angeles, California. At that time Ariola was one of the most renowned record companies in the world.
On the slide we can see Rocío Dúrcal raise a glass with his right hand, José José with a cigar in his hand, while Juan Gabriel and Camilo Sesto pose with a somewhat discreet smile to portray a moment that can be classified as historical.
What has been the fate of the other artists that appear in the photo?
- Rocío Durcal died on March 25, 2006, a victim of uterine cancer, at the age of 61.
- Juan Gabriel left this world, leaving a big gap in music, on August 28, 2016. The cause was an acute myocardial infarction, he was 66 years old.
- José José is the only one still among us, he is 71 years old, although his health has faced several crises due to pancreatic cancer and the loss of his voice. Many of his health problems could be due to the alcoholism he suffered at a stage in his life.