Founder of the group Bolivia and considered one of the most representative female voices of Bolivian folklore, the renowned singer Luisa Molina died at dawn this Sunday due to complications derived from COVID-19, after having been hospitalized for a week in the Cotahuma hospital in peace.
The composer from Potosí was admitted to the Cotahuma hospital in La Paz on May 25.
“Dear Bolivia, I thank you for all the love and support you gave to my mother and the Molina family. My mother is now singing in heaven with her brother Jacobo. I ask you to please pray for my mother to fly high, very high, “wrote Verónica Pavéz.
Luisa Gabriela Molina Terrazas, a native of Uyuni, began her artistic career in 1973. In addition, she was a dancer and theater actress and founded the Grupo Femenino Bolivia. She became an icon of national folklore and is remembered for songs such as “You will remember me” and “Cañita cañaveral”.
On April 27 of this year, she recalled the three months of the death by Covid-19 of her brother, Army Colonel Jacob Molina Terrazas.
President Luis Arce expressed his solidarity for the death of the singer.