The singer from San Juan folklore Claudia Pirán He passed away this Wednesday night at his 51 yearsafter being hospitalized for several days Hospital Guillermo Rawson due to the complication of a condition hypercalcemia. His death means an enormous loss for the traditional Argentine genre and the cultural heritage of San Juan.
According to the local newspaper The Time of Saint Johnthe artist had been hospitalized last Saturday, when her health condition became more complex as a result of the hypercalcemia that had afflicted her for some time, a disease characterized by high levels of calcium in the blood, which can weaken bones, form kidney stones and interfere with the functioning of the heart and brain.
Pirán has long presented a series of microfracturas and the doctors had already warned that it was a delicate state of health. For this reason, in the last hours, the singer’s family had expressed their concern and spread a prayer chain.
Who was Claudia Pirán, icon of Argentine folklore
The artistic life of Claudia Pirán had its kickoff in 1997when he reached the final of the Pre-Cosquín 1998. Previously, the woman born on October 9, 1972 had completed her primary school at the Pérez Hernández School, secondary school at the Mariano Moreno Central Pre-University School and part of her Architecture degree at the National University of San Juan, according to the Cuyo’s diary.
His classification in the Pre-Cosquín allowed him to participate in the Cosquín Festival 1998, where he obtained a Special Mention. That same year she made her first recital as a soloist of folklore in the Juan Victoria Auditorium from his native province to full room.
The singer-songwriter, mother of Emilio Andrés, son of the man she married in 2002, Martín Pereyra, forged a prestigious career in the traditional Argentine genre that led her to sing in different editions of the National Sun Festivalwhere he shared the stage with giants like Alberto Plaza, Peteco Carabajal, Jairo y Teresa Parodi.
She was named for her outstanding career by the Undersecretary of Culture and Tourism of the Province of San Juan, as of “Cultural and Provincial Interest.” In recent years, she reached an even more massive audience with her participation as a judge on the program “Sing with me now”, broadcast on Channel 13 and hosted by Marcelo Tinelli.
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