The legendary singer confirmed the death of his son, who suffered from peritoneal cancer. Dudu Braga lost his sight at 23 due to glaucoma with which he was born. He was a drummer and music producer.
Roberto Carlos Braga II, better known as Dudu Braga, died of cancer at the age of 52 on the afternoon of September 8 at the Albert Einstein Hospital in São Paulo, Brazil.
It was his father, the legendary singer Roberto Carlos, who confirmed the news on social networks: “Dudu, for us you are unforgettable and irreplaceable . See you soon!”, Is the message that accompanies the video with photographs of his son.
The hospital where he was interned issued a press release to express its condolences to the family.
“The Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein reports, with regret, the death of Mr. Roberto Carlos Braga II (Dudu Braga), at 2:21 p.m., as a result of cancer. The patient was subjected to a series of hospitalizations for chemotherapy and surgery “explains the document signed by Dr. Fernando Maluf, an oncologist who treated the singer’s son.
Dudu Braga suffered from cancer of the peritoneum (membrane that surrounds the abdominal wall), detailed the Brazilian newspaper O Globo. In 2019 he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer that spread to other organs.
25 days before his death he married Valeska Braga, after 18 years of relationship. The musician had three children: Giovanna, Gian Pietro, and Laurinha.
The singer’s son was born with glaucoma, underwent seven surgeries in his childhood, but lost his sight at age 23 after detaching his retina.
Dudu Braga was his father’s drummer and music producer. In addition, he was a radio host and hosted a program in Portugal.