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Celso Pina Dead - Mexican Cumbia Singer Dies at 66

Celso Pina Dead - Mexican Cumbia Singer Dies at 66

Celso Pina has sadly passed away at the age of 66.

The Mexican singer died on Wednesday afternoon (August 21) in Mexico, it was announced on his social media accounts.

“Today is a sad day for La Tuna Group, with deep pain we communicate the unexpected departure of a family member, our friend, and professor Celso Piña who died today in Monterrey at 12:38 p.m. due to a heart attack,” the translated announcement (reposted on Celso‘s Twitter) reads.

“Our deepest condolences to his family, friends, and followers,” it continues. “We are left with an intense emptiness, but he leaves us his great legacy forever. We appreciate respecting the privacy of the family.”

Celso was also a composer, arranger, and accordionist, known mainly in the genre of Cumbia and the style of “Cumbia rebajada.”

Our thoughts are with Celso Pina‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

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