The Argentine and nationalized Mexican artist died at the age of 70, according to the record company Diam Music. The reasons are related to consequences of coronavirus, which was spread in December. “My dad left his body today to continue his path and creativity in another form of eternal life,” said his daughter Ana Victoria.
Argentine singer Diego Verdaguer died at the age of 70 after suffering consequences of the covid-19 infection that he had contracted last December, his record company Diam Music notified. The company closed its farewell letter with an emotional phrase: “So long, beloved Diego, keep dreaming the most beautiful dreams that you always shared with us, we will love you forever.”
The Argentine singer, with Italian blood and nationalized Mexican, received warm words from his closest ones through social networks.
His daughter, Ana Victoria, expressed Verdaguer’s death “to all his public and friends” in a press release:
“Today he left his beautiful body to continue his path and creativity in another form of eternal life,” he wrote. “My mother, I and the whole family are immersed in this pain so we appreciate your understanding in these difficult times,” she added.
Hours before his death, Verdaguer had posted a quote from his hit ‘La Ladrona’ on his personal Twitter account, dedicating it to his wife Amanda Miguel: “I’ll never get tired of dedicating it to you! You are and will be the thief who stole my heart.
Confirmed his death, Amanda responded with a brief and heartfelt “I will always love you.”
The official version indicates that he perished in the US city of Los Angeles, where he will be cremated, after being hospitalized at the end of 2021 for a coronavirus picture.
“Because of the deep pain that his departure has caused, his family has decided to say goodbye to him in private and spend this difficult moment in peace and recollection,” the statement clarifies. He also warns that later, although without time details, a public act will be held.
With the name of Miguel Atilio Boccadoro Hernández, son of Miguel Ángel Boccadoro Verdaguer and Elodia María Hernández Pérez, he was born on April 26, 1951, in Buenos Aires. His artistic career began at the age of 17 under the artistic pseudonym of Diego Verdaguer after releasing his first single ‘Lejos del amor’.
Icon in Mexican lands, throughout his career he made hits like ‘Chiquilla’, ‘Pájaro que ate, voló’, among others. He married the Argentine artist Amanda Miguel, with whom he shared the stage and wrote popular songs like ‘La Ladrona’ or ‘El me mintió’.