Joan Sebastian Got To Honor Juan Gabriel Before Passing

Joan Sebastian canta a Juan GabrielJoan Sebastian, le canta en vivo a Juan Gabriel, un merecido homenaje, DOS grandes cantautores en un mismo escenario.

Posted by Michael Merlino on Wednesday, July 15, 2015

“Que viva la música y que viva Alberto.”

In just over a year, Mexico has lost two of it’s greatest singers and songwriters: Joan Sebastian and Juan Gabriel. Before they both passed, they got to share the stage together at least once and this video captures the magic both mexicanos created.

In this clip, Joan Sebastian honors JuanGa with a touching song about his trajectory and his troubles. And in his beautiful, Joan Sebastian way, he thanks Alberto (Juan Gabriel’s birth name) for the contributions he’s made to the world of music. Every single lyric in that song speaks beautifully to what Juan Gabriel means to music lovers.

Barely holding back the tears, Juan Gabriel thanks everyone for all the love they’ve given him. If there’s one thing to be said about El Divo de Juarez, he was always appreciative for the love his fans gave him as it is seen above.

RIP Juan Gabriel.

READ: Fans React To Juan Gabriel’s Death In The Most Nostalgic Way Ever

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People On Twitter Can’t Handle Juan Gabriel’s Death…And We Totally Relate


People On Twitter Can’t Handle Juan Gabriel’s Death…And We Totally Relate

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The world is mourning the unexpected death of Mexican singer Juan Gabriel who passed away of natural causes on August 28 at his home in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 66 years old.

Gabriel’s family confirmed the heartbreaking news Sunday night via an official statement. “My father’s untimely passing is a tragic loss for all of us, his family, colleagues, and fans alike. We give heartfelt thanks for the outpouring of condolences we have received from around the world including from President Enrique Pena Nieto. We know that our father will miss entertaining his countless fans, who brought him tremendous joy in life,” stated Gabriel’s son, Ivan Aguilera.

Born Alberto Aguilera Valadez in Parácuaro, Michoacán, Mexico, Juan Gabriel is the mastermind behind international hits such as “Amor Eterno,” “Querida,” “Noa Noa” and “Abrazame muy fuerte.” You know, all those songs that your mom and your tia’s blast at every fiesta.

Juan Gabriel
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While we try to cope with El Divo de Juarez’s passing, people on Twitter are expressing their feelings and it’s striking a chord.

Celebrities reminisced on the times they got to meet El Divo de Juarez.

But really… Diego Luna’s reaction is all of us right now.

Marc Anthony lost it on stage during his concert in New York City as he sang “Abrázame muy fuerte.”

We can all relate to this girl’s mom and her obsession with Juanga.

Because his music transcended generations.

And got men to get in touch with their feelings.

Better believe everyone will be blasting their favorite Juanga songs for weeks to come.

Because this news has us like ?.

Juan Gabriel sold millions of records, recorded dozens of albums and wrote more than 1,000 songs over the course of five decades, according to Latin Times. He is survived by his sons and grandchildren.

READ: Joan Sebastian Got To Honor Juan Gabriel Before Passing

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