The Mexican singer José José passed away, after battling a cancer that kept him off the stage in recent years.
At the time of his death he was 71 years old, according to information published by Televisa.
José Rómulo Sosa Ortiz, his real name, was born in Mexico City on February 17, 1948). From a young age he dedicated himself to singing and acting and in the world of music he was known as The Prince of the Song.
In fifty-five years of musical career, his interpretation and style have influenced numerous artists worldwide.
Born in a family of musicians, José José began his career playing guitar and singing in serenades during his youth. Later he joined a jazz and bossa nova trio in which he sang and played bass and double bass.
Have you sold around 100 million records? which makes him one of the most successful Latin American singers in history and today the most important artist in Mexico.