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Carlos Marin Dead - Il Divo Singer Dies at 53 Following Illness

Carlos Marin Dead - Il Divo Singer Dies at 53 Following Illness

Carlos Marin, a singer in the multinational pop-opera group Il Divo, has sadly passed away.

Il Divo band members Urs Buhler, Sebastien Izambard, and David Miller announced the death of the 53-year-old singer on social media on Sunday (December 19).

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“It is with heavy hearts that we are letting you know that our friend and partner, Carlos Marin, has passed away. He will be missed by his friends, family and fans. There will never be another voice or spirit like Carlos,” Il Divo wrote on Instagram.

“For 17 years the four of us have been on this incredible journey of Il Divo together, and we will miss our dear friend,” the statement continued. “We hope and pray that his beautiful soul will rest in peace. With Love — David, Sebastien and Urs”

Il Divo announced back on December 10 that they had postponed several of their U.K. concerts “due to illness.”

On Thursday (December 16), they informed fans that Carlos had been hospitalized, with Spanish newspaper El Pais reporting that the singer was in a medically induced coma.

Our thoughts are with Carlos Marin‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

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