Pianist and salsa singer Larry Harlow has passed away this morning, his wife said on the artist’s official page on social media.
“I extend my deepest condolences to all the Salceros in the world. My dear Larry, who was in the hospital after 32 days, died at 12:30 in the morning due to a kidney ailment,” said Maria del Carmen Harlow-Con.
“I thank all of you for the news he received and for being in charge of studying him at the hospital. Make room for family and close friends to deal with our loss. I will give you more information about it later. Please do not call me for interviews, my heart is broken,” he added.
Harlow was born in 1939 in New York. The heir to a Jewish family, the artist became known as the “Wonderful Jew.” For a few years he retired from music due to ill health.
In his Harlow band he had great artists like Ismail Miranda. Miranda has been in a close relationship with Salsa’s eternal “handsome boy” since 1968, when she joined her band. Miranda and Harlow developed a successful blend of salsa varieties. With the band, Larry created one of Salsa’s best-selling albums A Latin Opera: Homi. In addition, he was a founding member of Fania, which in turn was responsible for commercializing the salsa type in the world.
In 1994, along with Ray Barreto, he formed the Orchestra of Latin Legends, which included Miranda, Atalberto Santiago, Jr. Gonzalez, Alfredo de la Faye, Johnny Pacheco and Bobby Valentin.
In May, the Panama singer Ruben Plates He was admitted to Harlow Hospital in New York.
Friend Larry Harlow is suffering from poor health. His wife Ma. Del Carmen informs us that he has been admitted to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. Congratulations to his thousands of fans and we hope he recovers soon, “said Platz.
Friend Larry Harlow is suffering from poor health.
His wife Ma. Del Carmen informs us that he has been admitted to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. We add our prayers and congratulations to his thousands of fans and hope that he will be healed completely and soon.
– Ruben Blades (rubenblades) May 7, 2019
Maria del Carmen Harlow-Conn said in her message, “You are free again to play your music in my Amor, celestial band. Thank you for the honor of loving you until the end of your days with you. You will live forever in my heart and in the hearts of all who love your music and your tremendous heritage.” Lift up my wonderful Jew and rest in peace ….
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