Covid-19. Celebrities and personalities who died from viruses in 2020


Show business In the last year he dressed in mourning with the death of great stars of the national show, who lost the battle against covid 19, some of them in a very regrettable way.

The first of them was Caifán Óscar Chávez, actor, singer-songwriter of trova, folk music and a ballad with songs like “Mariana”, “La Niña de Guatemala” and “Se vende mi País”, who died in April.

# UntilProntoÓscar

The Ministry of Culture and its institutions mourn the death of Óscar Chávez, representative of the trova and traditional Mexican music who with his work managed to portray the reality of Mexican society and give a voice with his music to just causes.

– Secretary of Culture (@cultura_mx) April 30, 2020

With him began a painful list of characters who were mostly veterans, both film and television and that included:

The singer of Japanese origin Yoshio passed away from disorders caused by covid, after being hospitalized for several days. His most representative themes were « What happened, happened », with which he participated in the OTI Festival, and “Queen of hearts”.

Pilar Pellicer, 81 years old. The first actress, who was directed by Emilio « El Indio » Fernández, is remembered for her participation in films such as « Three women at the stake », « Perpetual imprisonment » and « Las Poquianchis ».

Raymundo Capetillo died at the age of 76, leaving a long list of hits on the small screen like « Rosa Salvaje », « Chains of Bitterness » and « Dreamers ».

Cecilia Romo had to be hospitalized for several weeks, According to his doctors he managed to recover, however, he relapsed and could not overcome this virus. She is remembered for her performance in soap operas such as « Como tú no hay dos », « Valentina » and « Rosa Salvaje ». He was 74 years old.

To end the year and the grief, the great Yucatecan singer-songwriter Armando Manzanero He was also the victim of a kidney complication, caused by this disease. Behind them are more than 800 titles, which are already part of the musical history of this country.


Adam Schlesinger, 52, died of coronavirus. Emmy and Grammy Award Winning Musician and composer famous for his work with his band Fountains of wayne and for the television series « Crazy Ex-Girlfriend ».

Another of the victims of the coronavirus this year was the Italian actress Lucía Bosé, mother of the Spanish singer Miguel Bosé. The 1950s star rose to prominence for his performances in « Death of a Cyclist » and « This is the Aurora ». He was 89 years old.

Luis Eduardo Aute also suffered complications from covid that led him to lose his life leaving great successes, especially in the trova.

Nick Cordero died at 41, the actor of Costa Rican descent was nominated for a Tony for his performances in Broadway plays such as « Waitress, » « A Bronx Tale » and « Bullets Over Broadway. »

Alan Merril, lead singer of the band Arrows, and co-author of the famous song “I Love Rock N ‘Roll”, he suffered various pulmonary complications that led to his death.

The world of fashion was also affected by this evil when in October, the mythical Japanese designer Kenzo Takada, died. The designer, who was already retired from his clothing firm and accessories, created a whole empire in the fashion world that even included beauty products.

Andrew Jack, the British actor known for his performances in « Star Wars: The Force Awakens » and « Star Wars: The Last Jedi » As the greatest of the resistance Emmat, he passed away in London at the age of 76.

Tony winner Terrence McNally for « Love! Valor! Compassion! » and « Master Class », as well as the musicals « Ragtime » and « Kiss of the Spider Woman », he was 71 years old.

Other victims:

Christophe (singer) .Mark Blum (actor). Enrique Vargas, El Príncipe Gitano (singer) .Wallace Roney (musician) .Joe Diffie (musician) .Allen Garfield (actor) .Ann Sullivan (voice actress) .Jay Benedict ( actor) Josh Wallwork (voice actor) Marcelo Peralta (musician) Sergio Rossi (designer) Roy Horn (magician) Floyd Cardoz (chef)


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