Armando Manzanero, Legendary Mexican Singer-Songwriter, Dies at 85

Natalie Oganesyan

Mexican ballad singer and composer Armando Manzanero died Monday morning in Mexico City, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has announced. Manzanero was 85.

He was previously hospitalized as a result of coronavirus complications, and his manager Laura Blum told the Associated Press he died following difficulties with a kidney problem.

Manzanero was best known for songs such as “Somos Novios,”