September 28, 2023


Arts Eternal

Ray Reyes of Menudo Passes Away at 51


The ‘Uno Y Otra Vez’ singer, who claimed fame with Latin boyband Menuno, has died at the age of 51 just after struggling from a reported ‘massive coronary heart assault.’

Menudo singer Ray Reyes has died aged 51.

His passing was announced by brother Raul on Facebook on Friday (30Apr21), as he wrote, “Expensive Close friends, Household and Followers. With massive discomfort in my soul I tell you, that my beloved Brother Ray Reyes handed absent. I beg you to give us the space to digest all this predicament and make sure you pray for our family, especially my mom who is sensitive.”

“I also talk to you to never overlook your legacy, Right now more than at any time we require to unite, under no circumstances leave to specific the like and passion they sense for their neighbour.. This is one particular additional teaching of the universe!”

Even though Raul failed to expose Ray’s induce of dying, a number of retailers in his native Puerto Rico claimed he experienced experienced a “substantial coronary heart assault.”

Ray initially identified fame when he joined Latin boyband Menudo in 1983, aged just 13, as he replaced Xavier Serbia in the group.

He took on the direct vocals in numerous of the band’s most well-known tracks, which includes “Si Tu No Estas”, “Chicle De Amor”, and “Zumbador”, just before he still left in 1985.

He went on to pursue a solo job, releasing Spanish album “Uno Y Otra Vez” in 1986, and later on joined team Proyecto M in 1988.

Ray also reunited with his Menudo bandmates on many instances, which includes at a concert in 1998 to celebrate the former group’s 15th anniversary.

Next information of his death, Ray’s bandmate Johnny Lozada paid tribute by sharing a movie of the late star singing “Chiquitita”, and writing along with the clip on Instagram, “How challenging it is to arrive at an age where by your brothers of daily life start off journeys to places wherever we are unable to accompany them. But as the song suggests, the stars glow for you up there. That is how I will bear in mind you.”

Ray will be laid to rest in Puerto Rico on Tuesday (04May possibly21).

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