The death of the cumbia singer, known for songs like “La Pituca” and parodies on YouTube, has been confirmed by his relatives.
singer Jose Abelardo Gutierrez, better known as Tongo died Friday night after being hospitalized since December last year.
I have confirmed this with my wife Gladys Lupinta Through his Facebook account, he shared a heartfelt farewell message.
“Forever in my heart, loving husband and lifelong partner. Even though my heart is broken, I must accept your departure. Rest in peace, my husband Abelardo Gutierrez Alanya. Tongo,” he said.
Meanwhile, my daughter Cynthia Gutierrez also confirmed the death through his Instagram story and dedicated a heartfelt message.
Complications in your health
Tongo had been rushed to the National Institute of Neoplastic Diseases (INEN) on several occasions due to renal failure. On December 30, 2022, his wife said he was readmitted to the center as an emergency due to his poor health.
“He is ill and has low blood pressure, so I am taking him to INEN urgently.He was doing well after the surgery they performed, but I don’t know what happened. ” also showed the singer to the newspaper Trome.
The singer of songs like “La Pituca” and “Tu Retrato” had surgery to remove the tumor at the beginning of December, and he’s clearly improved since then. However, his condition worsened one after another.
“Twenty-three days ago, they operated on him and removed a tumor he had, which caused him a lot of pain. Well, they had to give him morphine. Doctors told us eight months ago that the disease is rare as it occurs in 1 in 10,000 men,” he added.