The ‘Rey del Despecho’, Darío Gómez, died. Despite the cardiopulmonary resuscitation maneuvers that professionals from the Clínica de las Américas in Medellín performed on the artist, it was not possible to save his life. According to the statement published by the Clinic.
The singer of ” Nobody is eternal in the world ” arrived at the clinic after having suffered a sudden collapse at home.
“The patient was admitted without vital signs and was taken to the resuscitation room where advanced cardiopulmonary resuscitation maneuvers were performed without success,” according to the statement.
The singer of hits as popular as ‘ Mi renuncia’, ‘El Guaro’, ‘Survivor é’ was declared dead at 7:31 p.m. on July 26.
The 71-year -old artist left this world and a legacy of innumerable songs that after learning the sad news began to play on social networks.
Family, friends and colleagues expressed condolences to the family of the singer considered the ‘Dad’ of the music of spite.
It was he who paved the way for other artists who are now very famous throughout the world, such as Jessi Uribe, Yeison Jiménez, Pipe Bueno, Jhony Rivera, Charrito Negro and Luis Alberto Posada.
Who is Dario Gomez Zapata?
He was born on February 6, 1951 in the municipality of San Jerónimo, Antioquia , from a very young age he began to sing in the taverns of Medellín, interpreting music by artists of yesteryear such as El Caballero Gaucho, Olimpo Cárdenas, Carlos Gardel, Los Viscontis, Los Pamperos , among others.
In 1975 he began his artistic career with the duet Los Legendarios and one of the first songs was Ángel Perdido, in homage to his older sister Ángela Gómez, who died of illness.
Then he recorded the first songs with the Legendaries, songs like Thinking of her, All for her, without wanting anything, the stumble, nine years of solitude, little old house, among many others such as Destiny betrayed you, composed in 1982 by the renowned sports journalist José Diego Cardoza, based in Neiva.
Later, at the end of the 1980s, he recorded as a soloist another musical work, songs like ”Decídelo’, ‘Sobreviviré’, ‘Sin respeto no hay amor’ and ‘Nadie es eterno’.