The Cuenca writer Soco Cordente died this Saturday at the age of 36. The funeral was this Sunday, November 28, at 1:30 p.m. in the church of San Pedro and her mortal remains are buried in Villares del Saz. Cordente is the author of books such as ‘Egos’ or ‘Cromastismos ‘ and received the Red Circle Award for ‘Encounters between discordant notes’, her debut feature. She also worked as a chronicler and interviewer for the musical magazine ‘100% Pop Español’ since September 2016. She also collaborated with local media such as ‘LifeCuenca’.
The death of the young woman has shocked the city; politicians, neighbors, and personalities from the world of culture have wanted to offer their condolences to her family. “Shocked, like many residents of Cuenca. Any farewell is sad, but Soco has left too soon,” said the mayor of Cuenca, Darío Dolz, on Twitter.
“Cuenca society is in mourning because a woman who is too young and very talented has left. You will always be in our hearts,” said the president of the Cuenca Provincial Council, Álvaro Martínez Chana.
The president of Castilla-La Mancha, Emiliano García-Page, has also expressed his regret for the death of the writer: “There are talents who leave too soon. Today Cuenca says goodbye to the writer Soco Cordente. My support and affection for her family and friends”. The Public Library of the State of Cuenca also wanted to remember her. In a message on Twitter, he said: “She has left us speechless; she has left at only 36 years old. Our sincere condolences to her family.”