Vicente Fernandez dies at 81 years of age

Vicente Fernandez dies at 81 years of age

The family of the famous Mexican singer Vicente Fernandez announced through social networks that he passed away this December 12. The Charro de Huentitán was 81 years old.

The death occurred after the interpreter of Beautiful darling spent four months hospitalized due to complications from the fall he suffered in August. The following can be read in the message posted on his Instagram account:

Rest in Peace Mr. Vicente Fernández. We regret to inform you of his death on Sunday, December 12 at 6:15 am. It was an honor and a great pride to share a musical career with everyone and give everything for his audience. Thank you for continuing to applaud, thank you for continuing to sing.

The death of Vicente Fernandez deeply shocked his millions of fans, his colleagues and especially his family, according to the reporters who came to receive the health report, his children and grandchildren had been meeting in the hospital for a couple of days Country 2000 from Guadalajara, where the singer died.

The health of this world-class artist declined since last December 9, date on which some complications derived from his readmission to intensive care were reported last December 1st. It should be noted that Vicente Fernández was hospitalized since August 9 of this year after suffering a fall.

During a broadcast of Come the joy, the drivers commented that the attitude of Alejandro Fernández during an interview could suggest that Vicente’s health worsened in recent days, it turned out that one of his lungs had faults; fact that “El Potrillo” did not deny.

This was one of the last statements issued by his family, in which they detailed the complicated situation that Vicente Fernández was going through.
This was one of the last statements issued by his family, in which they detailed the complicated situation that Vicente Fernández was going through.

One day later, on December 10, Vicente Fernández Jr. confirmed that his father was in a rather worrying situation: It is serious, it is delicate. We are all in prayers”. Declared the son of Charro de Huentitán before the morning cameras of TV Azteca as he left the hospital in his car.

That day it was also reported that Vicente Fernandez Jr. and his mother, Cuquita Abarca, had come to the hospital since the early hours of December 10, a situation that generated surprise among the reporters who are on the outskirts of the place, as they noticed that the visits were later than the four months that the singer of Here between us.

By his side, the son of Alejandro Fernandez revealed to Come the joy how he spent the last days: “This sedadito, but he is stable. The doctors are working and I am confident that he will be fine” explained the young man when he left his visit.

Vicente Fernández and Vicente Fernández Jr.
Vicente Fernández and Vicente Fernández Jr.

During the last hours of the singer’s life, the love of his life, Cuquita Abarca as well as their children Vicente Fernández Jr. and Alejandra were inside the hospital praying and concentrating their energy on improving Chente.

Despite his death, Vicente Fernandez’s long and award-winning career has not yet come to an end, well at the end of 2020  announced that he had a lot of material prepared at his famous ranch The three foals:

“I have more than 100 albums on the market and I have recorded more than 300 songs that have not yet been released. Singing is my vice”.

Chente with his granddaughter Camila, daughter of Alejandro Fernández.
Chente with his granddaughter Camila, daughter of Alejandro Fernández.

According to its official website, Vicente Chente Fernández was born on February 17, 1940 in the town of Huentitán El Alto, Jalisco, Mexico. This place would give it its better known nickname, that is, The Charro of Huentitán.

Vicente Fernandez dreamed of his singing career since he was just a child, so at the age of eight he learned to play the guitar and began his studies of folk music: “I would go to see Pedro Infante’s films and tell my mother ‘when I grow up I will be like them”.

In his adolescence, the young singer participated in competitions and also played in restaurants and weddings; later he joined groups such as Mariachi Amanecer de Pepe Mendoza, and the Mariachi band by José Luís Aguilar (Felipe Arriaga). He was also part of a mariachi music radio program called Tapatío sunrise.

Thus was born the love between Vicente Fernández and Doña Cuca.
Thus was born the love between Vicente Fernández and Doña Cuca.

In his youth he also began the story of her marriage to Cuquita Abarca, who was his life partner since he was 23 years old and with whom he procreated his children Vicente Fernández Jr, Alejandro and Alejandra Fernandez.

That would only be the beginning of the Fernandez dynasty, well, she had the fortune to meet her grandchildren and in this year Cayetana, her first great-granddaughter, was born.

Several record companies rejected him, but his luck changed after the death of Javier Solís, the ranchero bolero singer, these companies began to call him and in 1966, Fernández signed his contract with CBS México (today Sony Music); his first singles were Your Way and Mine, Forgive me and Cantina del Barrio.

That opportunity would catapult him to worldwide success, as he starred in films, released dozens of albums and received awards, the most recent being the Latin Grammy 2021.

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