The art world says goodbye to Choncha Velasco, who died this Saturday at the age of 84. Since 1:30 p.m., at the popular La Latina theater, where she performed for the last time, the singer's burning chapel has been installed. Up to there, multiple well-known faces of her have traveled to pay her well-deserved tribute. The Kings, Philip VI y Joyhave also conveyed their most sincere condolences to the family of Concha Velasco through a statement.
“After hearing the sad news of Concha's death, we want to send you our sincere and deep condolences. With Concha leaves the actress, singer and dancer who has always been with us, who covered the recent history of Spain with her smile,” they stated.
Likewise, through the telegram, the monarch and the consort recalled the recognition of the artist upon receiving the honorary Goya. “The cinema, theater and television of our country showed her their respect on many occasions. And she received the recognition of her colleagues with the Goya of honor in 2013, along with the affection and admiration of the public. We remember her with all affection and We send you a big hug,” they said from Zarzuela.
In 2017, four years after receiving the award, the actress from Valladolid received the National Culture Award from Their Majesties. Concha traveled to Cuenca, where Kings Felipe and Letizia presided over the presentation of these awards.
The actress agreed with Pablo Motosthe dancer and choreographer Sol Picó, the director of the National Orchestra of Spain and the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Juanjo Menathe livestock Victorian Martinfather of Paloma Cuevas, the comic artist Pablo Auladell and the poet Constantino Molina, who were also honored that year.