UNITED STATES.- The president of the United States, Joe Biden, lamented the death of the singer of Mexican popular music, Vicente Fernández, who died this Sunday at the age of 81 in a hospital in Guadalajara.
“The world of music has lost an icon . Vicente Fernández’s music created memories for millions . We send our deepest condolences to his family and all who loved him. Vicente will be remembered for generations to come,” said Biden.
The music world has lost an icon.
The music of Vicente Fernández created memories for millions. We send our condolences to his family and all those who loved him.
Vicente will be remembered for generations to come.
— President Biden (@POTUS) December 13, 2021
The president of the United States is very close to Mexican culture; During his administration, he has expressed his closeness to the Virgin of Guadalupe , which he even used to place the first Day of the Dead offering in the White House.
Artistic and political personalities mourned the death of Vicente Fernández, one of the greatest icons of Mexican music.
“El Charro de Huentitán”, as he was also known, had serious health problems since 2012. His departure leaves a great void in the popular music of Mexico. In Latin America and Spain there are demonstrations of mourning, as witnessed by the numerous messages broadcast on social networks by followers and artists.