Ray Reyes of Menudo Passes Away at 51


The ‘Uno Y Otra Vez’ singer, who claimed fame with Latin boyband Menuno, has died at the age of 51 immediately after suffering from a noted ‘massive heart attack.’

Menudo singer Ray Reyes has died aged 51.

His passing was introduced by brother Raul on Facebook on Friday (30Apr21), as he wrote, “Dear Friends, Household and Lovers. With monumental pain in my soul I inform you, that my beloved Brother Ray Reyes passed away. I beg you to give us the house to digest all this circumstance and make sure you pray for our spouse and children, in particular my mother who is delicate.”

“I also inquire you to by no means neglect your legacy, Right now extra than ever we have to have to unite, by no means leave to specific the really like and passion they truly feel for their neighbour.. This is just one additional training of the universe!”

Whilst Raul didn’t reveal Ray’s trigger of demise, a number of retailers in his native Puerto Rico described he experienced endured a “large heart assault.”

Ray initially observed fame when he joined Latin boyband Menudo in 1983, aged just 13, as he replaced Xavier Serbia in the group.

He took on the direct vocals in a lot of of the band’s most popular tunes, which include “Si Tu No Estas”, “Chicle De Amor”, and “Zumbador”, right before he left in 1985.

He went on to go after a solo occupation, releasing Spanish album “Uno Y Otra Vez” in 1986, and afterwards joined group Proyecto M in 1988.

Ray also reunited with his Menudo bandmates on many occasions, including at a live performance in 1998 to celebrate the previous group’s 15th anniversary.

Adhering to news of his loss of life, Ray’s bandmate Johnny Lozada compensated tribute by sharing a video clip of the late star singing “Chiquitita”, and creating alongside the clip on Instagram, “How tough it is to reach an age wherever your brothers of lifetime start off journeys to places where by we are unable to accompany them. But as the track states, the stars shine for you up there. That is how I will keep in mind you.”

Ray will be laid to relaxation in Puerto Rico on Tuesday (04May perhaps21).

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