The vallenato singer Omar Geles died at the age of 57

The vallenato singer Omar Geles died at the age of 57
The vallenato singer Omar Geles died at the age of 57

(Tuesday, May 21, 2024). The world of Vallenato music is in mourning after the sudden death of the renowned singer and composer Omar Geles.

The artist died at the age of 57 in the city of Valledupar, leaving an irreparable void in the genre that he loved so much and to which he dedicated his life.

Geles was playing tennis on the court at the Valledupar Country Club around 6:00 p.m. when he suffered an unexpected faint.

Despite immediate efforts to revive him and his urgent transfer to the Erasmos clinic in Valledupar, unfortunately, doctors were unable to save his life.

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Omar Geles, born on February 15, 1967 in Valledupar, was an emblematic figure of vallenato.

His career took off in the 1980s as part of the group Los Diablitos, where he demonstrated his talent not only as a performer, but also as a composer. Songs like “Los Caminos de la Vida”, “Tú”, and “Busca un Confidente” They became anthems of vallenato and marked generations of followers.

Geles stood out for his ability to transmit the emotions and stories of everyday life through his lyrics and music, earning a special place in the hearts of Colombians and vallenato lovers around the world.

His legacy includes numerous albums, awards and recognitions that testify to his impact and contribution to the development of modern vallenato.

In addition to his career with Los Diablitos, Omar Geles also had a successful career as a soloist and collaborated with other greats of the genre.consolidating his reputation as one of the pillars of vallenato.

The unexpected death of Omar Geles has generated a wave of shock and sadness in the artistic community and among his fans, who remember his music with affection and admiration.

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