Alejandro Lerner is the Argentine musician who most worked with Manzanero.
Alejandro Lerner, The Argentine musician who was closest to Armando Manzanero, a famous artist who died this morning, remembered him as “the greatest composer of romantic songs of popular music in our language and perhaps one of the thickest in the world. “
In dialogue with InsTra, Lerner maintained that Manzanero was “a man who has broken with the limits of generations, his songs have crossed decades and artists of different styles and cultures. He was a man who has been able to develop in all areas as a composer , performer, producer “.
In a personal capacity, Lerner recalled that shared with Manzanero “planes, stages, meals, hugs, talks, tours of two pianos And perhaps that was one of the highest honors I have ever had in my life. “
For his part, in statements to InsTra Radio, Paz Martínez had a trembling voice that “the first thing he saw this morning when he opened his eyes was a message from the game.”
“I can only say that I loved him and that a beloved and dear friend left. I had the privilege of meeting him and sharing nights with a piano in between and singing with him in a theater, “he said.
“I am very sad that I handle the word, I cannot find words for so much pain. The only thing that gives me some peace of mind is that he was always a fighter and an extraordinary artist. Pain and how it hurts because we were very friends. He recorded songs by Paz Martínez and I asked myself, ‘what need does he have with what he writes?’, he added.
In addition, artists from all over Latin America fired Armando Manzanero, a Mexican composer recognized worldwide for his boleros, who died of complications derived from Covid-19 through social networks.
Fito Pez greatly admired the Mexican composer.
Fito Paez From his Instagram account he wrote, accompanied by a photo in which they are seen together on stage: “Today the enormous Armando Manzanero left us. One of the great American composers and performers. A man of strong convictions and superior musicality. He was a pianist, composer, arranger, producer, and a man of Mexican arts. But above all he was an example to be followed by future artists. “
In addition, Fito defined him as a “noble soul and a beautiful person.”
For its part, the musician Emmanuel Horvilleur tweeted “this genius left too”, accompanied by an unpublished video from 1989 in which Manzanero is seen with Luis Miguel, while Ricardo Montaner wrote next to a link where they both perform the bolero “I miss you”: “Amado Armando Manzanero, with this indelible song by I say goodbye to you, my memory and my heart. I will always be grateful to you for the advice and the good talks. PEACE “.
Verónica Castro also remembered him with a video of her son, Cristian Castro, in which she plays alongside Manzanero “The day I met you” and the Spanish singer Raphael wrote “I adore the night we met ‘. Maestro Armando Manzanero, you take my admiration and respect.”
Manzanero and Cristian Castro
From his Twitter account the singer-songwriter Alejandro Sanz He wrote “Last night #ArmandoManzanero left us. You taught us to adore in the most beautiful way. Thank you for your life friend and for your music. Rest in peace, we will not forget you.”
For its part, Malaga musician Pablo Alboran tweeted: “Dismayed by the death of Armando Manzanero. I cannot believe it. Dear teacher, I will never forget your affection and our last performance together”, as his Colombian counterpart Fonseca wrote “I am very sorry for the death of Maestro Armando Manzanero. One of the greats is leaving. Flag of Mexico # LaMúsicaNuncaMuere “.
Finally, shortly after the news was known, from the official account of the Latin Grammys they tweeted: “Armando Manzanero, recipient of the Award for Musical Excellence and winner of the Latin GRAMMY, as well as a great friend of the Academy, we have gone We celebrate his life and work. Irreparable loss for the world of Latin music. We accompany the Manzanero family in their deep pain. ”