This Saturday, the death of Charley Pride , considered the first African – American superstar in modern country music , at the age of 86, was confirmed due to COVID-19 .
According to Variety , 2911 Media confirmed his death, which occurred on December 12 in Dallas , Texas.
His last public appearance was in November, when he received a lifetime achievement award from the Country Music Association .
At the moment, the origin of his infection is unknown , because during the awards ceremony he gave negative in the PCR tests.
Upon his death, Pride left a musical legacy that led to his induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2000 .
In addition, he won three Grammys .
Among his best known works are ” Kiss an Angel Good Mornin ‘ “, ” Is Anybody Goin’ to San Antone ” and ” All I Have to Offer You Is Me “.