Armando Manzanero, Latin Music’s Most Enduring Composer, Dead at 85 From Coronavirus – Billboard
A diminutive man — he was no more than five feet tall — Manzanero was a towering figure in Latin music; a singer songwriter who boasted a recognizable, but not fabulous voice, but whose songs transcended genres and nationalities for over six decades.
Perhaps no other composer has been as performed or as relevant in the history of Latin music.
A song has to be written with sincerity, Manzanero told Billboard in 2003, attempting to explain the enduring quality of his music. It cant be written with…