A Farewell to the King (VIDEO)

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Alejandro Fernández put the musical and emotional touch by singing to his father as a sign of goodbye, after a mass with the body present, with the presence of his followers who showed their affection and respect for the artist at all times.

Guadalajara, (December 14, 2021).- After 22 hours of a tribute open to the public, and a body mass present in his honor at the VFG Arena, the greatest exponent of vernacular music, Vicente Fernández Gómez, was fired yesterday, December 13, with one of the songs that were emblematic in his voice, VolverVolver, by the author Fernando Z. Maldonado, in the voice of Alejandro Fernández.

It was his son who took the microphone to sing to his father, wrapped up by the Mariachi Azteca and chanted by more than 11 thousand attendees who waited hours to mourn their idol and say goodbye to him with applause and a heartfelt choir, monumental and full of lit telephones.

“A loud applause to heaven!” Asked Alejandro Fernández, without his voice bending by the pain in any of the notes he sang to Don Chente, accompanied by his other children, Vicente, Gerardo and Alejandra , who cried the imminent departure of El charro de Huentitán, as well as the singer’s grandchildren, and his now widow, María del Refugio Abarca Villaseñor, Mrs. Cuquita.

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His last resting place will be in the central garden of his Los Tres Potrillos ranch, located in Tlajomulco de Zúñiga, Jalisco, where he will be buried in a mausoleum, where a bronze sculpture will also be placed, made by the artist from Guadalajara, Sergio Garval, in which The interpreter of These jealousy and For your damned love was immortalized dressed as a charro and mounted on horseback.


Alejandro Fernández thanked the people for their support at critical moments in his father’s health and prevented his voice from breaking before the public.

On behalf of the Fernández Abarca family, I want to thank each and every one of you for each demonstration of affection and love that you made towards my father, in life, for his health. I want to thank everyone, all the people who came from anywhere in Mexico, all the people who were very aware of my father’s health in the United States, in Mexico, in South America, in Spain.

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“Thank you very much to all the media and thank you to all our friends and family. Thank you also to the doctors, for whom I ask a loud applause, because they were treating my father and gave until the last, until the end, to try that he was still here with us, thank you very much. Thank you very much, may God bless you, and may Vicente live forever! An applause please for my father! “, expressed Alejandro Fernández.

After a few seconds to offer him a sigh, his children burst into tears and Alejandro Fernández sang for everyone Volver, Volver, still with a broken heart, with the pain of the absence of their father, with his wounded family, but foot; with the contradiction of honoring his life and saying goodbye to him with his voice: “A loud applause!”

Doña Cuquita , widow of Don Chente, also thanked the audience with a broken voice: “To all the people who are here and to all the people who are watching us and who asked, sent blessings, had masses said, prayed, for all those people , I send you the blessing with all my heart, I thank you and may God take care of you all ”.

“Cuquita, Cuquita, Cuquita!” the assistants shouted again at the gesture of the now leader of the Fernández dynasty.

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In the seats, people cried to him, sang to him, cheered him on, and said goodbye as if he were a family member of their own, to finally let Las Golondrinas close the tribute: “Goodbye, goodbye forever.”

The remains of Vicente Fernández, carried by his four children, Vicente, Gerardo, Alejandro, and Alejandra were transferred to the chapel of the Los Tres Potrillos ranch, prior to their rest in the mausoleum, and the reception was given by charros and skirmishes, from his eight favorite horses, his family, and friends, as well as hundreds of fans who followed his game from a distance.

Source: Excelsior