Armando Manzanero

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Armando Manzanero Canché (7 December 1935 – 28 December 2020) was a Mexican bolero singer-songwriter, composer and pianist. He was born in Mérida, Yucatán. His career began in 1950. His record label was RCA Records. His best known singles were: "Somos Novios (It's Impossible)", "Mía" and "Adoro".

In 2014, Manzanero was honored with a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

On 17 December 2020, Manzanero was hospitalized in Mexico City after being diagnosed with COVID-19.[1] He died five days later from the infection, aged 85.[2]

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  1. "Yucatecan icon Armando Manzanero tested positive for Covid-19 and is hospitalized". The Yucatan Times. 21 December 2020.
  2. Murió Armando Manzanero a los 85 años de edad