Lalo Reyes is dead, What happened? cause of death & obituary! Boris Leonardo González Reyes was a Chilean singer who went by the stage name Zalo Reyes. He was born on November 3, 1952, and died in Santiago on August 21, 2022. Follow For More Updates: newsyorbits
Reyes is known for his version of the song “Un Ramito de Violetas.” His music career has been going on for more than 50 years and is considered one of the most successful things in Chilean pop culture.
He was the youngest of four brothers who lived in the town of Conchal. His father was a taxi driver. In 1967, in his commune, he won the Monterey Mother Center Music Festival, which was his first big break as a singer.
When he was in the Navy, there was another cadet named Gonzalez, so his nickname was “Gonzalito.” Later, it changed to “Zalito,” and when he chose an art cover letter, it became “Zalo.” He wanted his fake name to sound like it came from Mesoamerica and be catchy.
With Lucho Gatica’s repertoire, he played in restaurants, tents, resort towns, and main squares, and people started to understand his musical ideas.
He made his first successful album with the band Espiral. It was called “Una lágrima y un recuerdo,” and it sold 80,000 copies as a single.
Later he participated in various television programs such as Troncal Negrete and Festival de la una de Televisión Nacional de Chile. In 1979, the song “Tears in the Throat” helped him win.