translated from Spanish: At the age of 72 Camilo Sesto died

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His career included 40 record productions and as a composer he wrote song lyrics for artists such as Miguel Bosé, Angela Carrasco, Lani Hall, Audrey Landers, Lucía Méndez, Manolo Otero, Sergio Fachelli, and José José, among others.

On Saturday night it was reported through the official social media accounts, the death of the Spanish composer and performer, Camilo Sesto. «Dear friends, we are very sorry to inform you that our great and dear artist Camilo Sesto has just left us. Rest in peace,» they posted on the artist’s official account. The artist died at the age of 72, leaving a career that included nearly 40 record productions and 70 million copies sold. Camilo Sesto, whose real name was Camilo Blanes Cortés, had been hospitalized in July last year, for a pain in the lower back, diagnosed with kidney stones. As a composer he wrote song lyrics for artists such as Miguel Bosé, Angela Carrasco, Lani Hall, Audrey Landers, Lucía Méndez, Manolo Otero, Sergio Fachelli, and José José, among others. In 1975, he starred in the role of Jesus in the rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar in Spanish, which he financed in his adaptation to our language from English. In 2008 he made public his intention to retire from the stage, starting a «Farewell Tour» that lasted for three years.



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