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José José
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José José in 2011.
Born
José Rómulo Sosa Ortiz

(1948-02-17)17 February 1948
Mexico City, Mexico
Died 28 September 2019(2019-09-28) (aged 71)
Occupation
  • Singer
  • actor
Spouse(s)
  • Natalia "Kiki" Herrera Calles
    (m. 1970; div. 1975)
  • Ana Elena “Anel” Noreña
    (m. 1975; div. 1991)
Children 5
Musical career
Genres
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • bass
  • double bass
  • guitar
  • piano
Years active 1963–2013
Labels
Associated acts

José Rómulo Sosa Ortiz (February 17, 1948 — September 28, 2019) , known by his stage name José José, was a Mexican singer, musician and occasional actor. His 1983 album Secretos has sold over 7 million units. With a large number of international hits, he received several Grammy nominations and recognition worldwide.

In March 2017, he announced that he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. On 28 September 2019, José José died of the disease at a hospital in Homestead, Florida, at the age of 71.

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