He was 71.
The Spanish singer-songwriter and actor – whose birth name is Jose Rumulo Sosa Ortiz – was battling pancreatic cancer and was hospitalized a lot. the last years.
He was known for romantic ballads like "La Nave del Olvido", "40 y 20", "Gavilán o Paloma" and "El Triste" and many other songs that became hits throughout his career by more
Born in Mexico City, Jose Jose was destined to enter the music industry. He grew up surrounded by music because his father was a tenor for the National Opera in Mexico and his mother was a professional pianist.
He began his career singing jazz and barefoot, but jumped to fame in 1970 when he sang "El Triste" at the La Castion Latina Festival.
The singer announced that he was diagnosed with cancer in 2017 and last year, rumors of his fragile health spread when he was hospitalized in Miami.