Puerto Rican singer Lalo Rodríguez has been found dead in his residential complex in the municipality of Carolina, Puerto Rico. The authorities have announced in a statement that the body did not show signs of violence, but that it will be the autopsy that will determine the cause of death. Rodríguez was the first Latino singer to win two Grammys and was known for being the author of the famous song ‘Ven, devórame otra vez’.
Puerto Rican singer lalo rodriguez has been found this Tuesday lifeless in the parking lot of his residential apartment Sabana Abajo located in the municipality of Carolina (Puerto Rico). She was 64 years old. For the moment the Police have not seen signs of violence, even so, they will practice a autopsy which will determine the cause of death. It was through a telephone call to emergencies when the Police moved to the place where the body was located. identified by a relative of the singer.
Rodriguez’s body It was found around 3:10 p.m. this Tuesday.. The Homicide Division of the Criminal Investigation Corps (CIC) of the police, a prosecutor from the Department of Justice, and personnel from the Institute of Forensic Sciences were the ones who took charge of the scene.
It is with deep sadness that I learn of the passing of Lalo Rodriguez.
I don’t need to tell you how much it has meant to me, our music and culture, and the world community.
He was a giant in so many ways. We will miss him dearly and treasure his memory.
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—Eddie Palmieri (@EddiePalmieri) December 13, 2022
Some artists like Eddie Palmieri either Elvis Crespo They have posted their regrets on social media. “One of the most beautiful voices that my ears have heard and will hear. His unique timbre, tuned and powerful, made his music immortal. My sincere condolences to his family and fans. May our Lalo Rodríguez rest in peace,” said the singer salsa singer Elvis Crespo on his Twitter account.
Lalo Rodríguez: the first Latin singer to win two Grammys
Ubaldo Rodriguez Santosfull name of the singer, was born in May 1958 and began his musical career with just 12 years, singing in the Tempo Moderno orchestra. Years later, at 16, she recorded his first solo album, which he titled ‘The Sun of the Latin Music’ and in which the famous Puerto Rican pianist participated Eddie Palmieri. With this album, in which you can listen to songs like wild desire, a spanish rose either never with youthe artist got the first Anglo-Saxon Grammy Award in the genre of sauce.
From here Rodríguez continued his career with his production Unfinished Masterpiece in 1975 and his album ‘Fireworks’ the following year in which the band of Frank ‘Machito’ Grillo. His second Grammy was won for his work in the production of Tommy Olivencia Introducing Lalo Rodríguez and Simón Pérezbecoming the first Latino singer to win two Grammys.
Years later, Rodríguez began to form part of the Puerto Rican All Star Orchestra with which he recorded the records Tribute to the Messiah Y The professionals. On the disk just lalo worked with the producer fran ferrer and in it you can listen to various songs written by Tite Curet Alonso What Maximo Chamorro, enchanted sadness Y If there is no material.
Three years later he released his most famous and most internationally successful song ‘Come, eat me again’included in his disc a new awakening. Due to the great impact, the song was over a year on the Billboard magazine chart.
The scandals of Lalo Rodríguez
For 26 years the Puerto Rican singer lived in the city of Orlando in Florida. He married Wanda Torres in 1986. with whom he had four children: Jeramel, José Juan, Linda and Yariel.
There were several scandals that have marked Rodríguez’s professional career: alcoholism, addictions, drugs, etc. He was arrested for domestic violence charges in 2011 and was sentenced to two years probation.
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Puerto Rican singer Lalo Rodríguez dies at 64, author of ‘Come, devour me again’