The day of this Saturday, La Casa de la Cueca confirmed Don’s death Pepe Fuentes, one of the most prominent national folklorists.
Friends, with great sorrow, but at the same time calm and resigned, do we let you know that José Pepe Fuentes has just left?they said on social media.
We appreciate the examples of support given to María Esther, Óscar and those who are part of Casa de la Cueca. Goodbye Pepe Fuentes, Grand Master ??, they added about the musician leaving us at the age of 89.
After confirming his death, the figures of the music and the show came together social networks to fire the cuequero.
Goodbye Pepe Fuentes, friend and mentor of life, with whom we share in so many scenarios. With him goes a fundamental part of Chilean music ‘, said Los Tres, sharing a photo from 1996 on the first ‘Yein Fonda’.
Denise Malebran, for her part, assured that the folklorist’s departure is “the last thing he’s taken from us in 2020”.
My condolences to his majestic artistic family and a hug of admiration and affection for María E. Zamora. They are and will remain a legacy of our culture??, assured the national singer.
Unfortunately, they fired this man from the Ministry of Culture, Art and Heritage who was one of the leaders of cueca and traditional music.
“A man who traveled between singing, guitar and tambourine. Author, composer and director, who today leaves a generous musical mark on new generations?Minister Consuelo Valdés said on Twitter.
This brought in more artists and people with ties to the entertainment world, such as Eduardo Fuentes, who claimed that with the departure of Pepe Fuentes, ‘the cueca is crying’.
Check out all the signs of affection and pain for Pepe Fuentes here