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Renowned Mexican musician Armando Manzanero dies at 85

Renowned Mexican musician Armando Manzanero dies at 85
Legendary Mexican singer and composer Armando Manzanero has died at the age of 85.

Manzanero’s death was announced Monday morning by Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador during a news conference which the president cut short, apparently overcome with emotion.López Obrador described the crooner as “a great composer, and the country’s best.That’s why I lament his death,” López Obrador said.The Mexican master of romantic music who penned Spanish classics such as “Somos Novios” and “Contigo Aprendí,” has died, according to Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Monday, Dec.

30, 2001 file photo, Armando Manzanero holds his Latin Grammy Award for Best Pop Album by a Duo or Group with Vocals, for "Duetos," at a press conference in Los Angeles.“Armando Manzanero received the Award for Musical Excellence and was the winner of the Latin Grammy, as well as a great friend that is now gone,” the Latin Recording Academy said.

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