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Carlos Marin, a member of pop opera quartet Il Divo, dies at 53

Carlos Marin, a member of pop opera quartet Il Divo, dies at 53

NEW YORK (NTYTIMES) – Spanish singer Carlos Marin, a member of Il Divo, the hit multinational quartet, died in Manchester, England, on Sunday (Dec 19), in accordance with the musical group and native information media reviews. He was 53.

“It’s with heavy hearts that we’re letting you realize that our buddy and associate, Carlos Marin, has handed away,” Il Divo wrote in a publish on Twitter.

“He will probably be missed by his pals, household and followers. There’ll by no means be one other voice or spirit like Carlos,” Il Divo added. “We are going to miss our expensive buddy.”

The musical group didn’t specify a reason behind demise.

He was admitted to the intensive care unit of a hospital in Manchester on Dec 8, the place he was intubated and put in an induced coma, in accordance with a report on Spanish tv.

Marin had already had Covid-19 final 12 months. After struggling the illness, he expressed in a video his reduction, in addition to hope that this could assist defend him from one other an infection.

“I am fortunate sufficient to be now immune, I am taking nice care of myself, I put on my masks, they may pressure us to get vaccinated and I hope issues loosen up and so they enable us to work,” he stated within the video posted final December.

Marin was born in Russelsheim, a German metropolis about 48km southwest of Frankfurt, on Oct 13, 1968.

At eight years outdated, he launched his first album. Later, he moved together with his household to Madrid, the place he went on to check piano and singing on the metropolis’s Royal Conservatory.

In 2003, Marin, recognized for his broad vocal register, joined Il Divo along with Urs Buhler, from Switzerland, David Miller from the USA and Sebastien Izambard from France.

The quartet, recognized for his or her soupy, romantic covers, helped make well-liked the style of pop opera, often known as “popera”, and went on to promote tens of millions of albums.

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