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Juan Gabriel

Legendary Mexican Singer Juan Gabriel Dies Aged 66

Just days after performing to 17,000 fans at the Los Angeles Forum, the world-renowned Mexican superstar Juan Gabriel suffered a fatal heart attack. He was 66 years old.
Gabriel was a prolific singer and composer, writing more than 1,500 songs in his career. His style combined Mexican genres such as mariachi, ranchero, and norteno music.
“His music was his legacy for the world,” Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Twitter. “He left us too soon.”
Following news of his death on Monday, fans gathered in Plaza Garibaldi in Mexico City, to lay touching tributes at the base of his statue. He will surely be missed by millions.

Matt Kendall

During his 2+ years as Chief Editor at Nearshore Americas, Matt Kendall operated at the heart of both the Nearshore BPO and IT services industries, reporting on the most impactful stories and trends in the sector.

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