Il Divo Tour Will Go On as Retrospective Tribute to Late Vocalist Carlos Marín Following His Death


Il Divo canceled their Christmas tour last month "due to illness," postponing the dates until December 22. Marn was hospitalized days later in "serious" condition and put into an induced coma.

"Our dear friend and partner, Carlos, is in the hospital. We are hoping and praying for a speedy recovery," Il Divo announced on Twitter.

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The group, which was assembled by Simon Cowell, announced Marn's death on Sunday, Dec. 18. "It is with heavy hearts that we are letting you know that our friend and partner, Carlos Marin, has passed away," they wrote on their website.

"He will be missed by his friends, family and fans.There wiIl never be another voice or spirit like Carlos. For 17 years the four of us have been on this incredible journey of Il Divo together, and we will miss our dear friend," Il Divo added. "We hope and pray that his beautiful soul will rest in peace."


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