How did Héctor Tricoche die? A Puerto Rican salsa performer, 66, has died, prompting an outpouring of condolences.
Hector Tricoche, a Puerto Rican salsa musician, passed away on Sunday, July 17 at the age of 66. His family initially announced his passing on the deceased singer’s official Facebook and Instagram profiles. It was reported that the Juana Daz native died of a heart attack in Springfield, Massachusetts.
What caused the death of Hector Tricoche?
Sandra Tricoche, Victoria Tricoche, Glenda Tricoche, and Patricia Tricoche are Tricoche’s surviving daughters. Due to the singer’s family life being private, information regarding his spouse is unknown to the general public.
The salsa singer and songwriter died of a heart attack, according to the Puerto Rican newspaper Primera Hora (First Hour). According to the report, Hector Tricoche has been experiencing this ailment for some time. It is unknown whether Tricoche received surgery or medical therapy for his ailment. The 66-year-old musician may have sought therapy for his disease in Massachusetts, where he stayed until his death. His Instagram photos indicate that Hector Tricoche recently performed. June is believed to have been the month of the singer’s last few performances.
Tributes paid by netizens to Hector Tricoche on his sudden death:
Tricoche’s followers and acquaintances flocked to social media to express their condolences upon the announcement of his death via social media and other news agencies. Numerous responses lamented Tricoche’s passing and acknowledged his contributions to the salsa genre. The salsa superstar left behind an almost 46-year career in the genre. According to reports, Tricoche began his career in 1976. Initially, he was involved with the band at his school in Juana Daz, Puerto Rico. Later in the early 1980s, Tricoche began a professional salsa music career. The singer was best known for his hits including, among others, Mujer Prohibida, Hacer El Amor, and Sed de Amarte.
In the 1990s, Tricoche published around eight studio albums, and by 2007, he had released six compilation albums. The official death notice posted by his daughters reads: “Our father, Hector Noel Tricoche Albertorio, passed away in Springfield, Massachusetts, at the age of 66, and it is with great grief that we certify his passing. We are grateful for the outpourings of support, sympathy, and esteem during this terrible time.”
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