The bolero Lucho Barrios died in multiorgan failure Lima

May 6th, 2010 by Entertainment News Reporter

Wednesday May 5, 1:40 PM Lima, May 5 (EFE) .- The popular Peruvian singer of boleros Luis "Lucho" Barrios died today at age 75 in the Dos de Mayo Hospital in Lima victim to various ailments in the kidneys, heart and lungs, medical sources confirmed. "The national artist presented multiple organ failure. His heart, kidneys and lungs did not resist," the hospital director Dos de Mayo, José Fuentes, at a news conference. The doctor said that this morning the singer underwent dialysis treatment because he was a patient with diabetes and hypertension, "but his body no longer resisted and died at 7.30 am (12.30 GMT). The interpreter of popular songs like" My darling " emergency was hospitalized on Tuesday due to a clot in the lungs and kidney failure and the prognosis was guarded, according to the Ministry of Health of Peru. Barrios was born in the port city of Callao, he recorded 150 albums and nearly a thousand songs which have earned him nicknames such as earning the "Master of the bolero" in Ecuador and the "King of the Mole (do mourn)" in Chile, where he was well known and appreciated for his musical career began in the Chilean city of Arica. Indeed, the Chilean government gave Lucho Barrios in 2002 a medal in recognition of his musical career more than 40 years and for his important contribution to the brotherhood between Chile and Peru. Among the awards received throughout his career also highlights the that the Organization of American States (OAS) for his work in favor of bringing people through song. Average (Not Rated)

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