Mexican ballad singer Julián Figueroa, the son of legendary artist Joan Sebastian and actress Maribel Guardia, has passed away at the young age of 27. His untimely death has shocked and saddened fans around the world.
Heartbreakingly, his mother confirmed the news on Monday via social media, revealing that her beloved son had passed away due to a heart ailment. It was a devastating loss for his family, friends, and fans.
Figueroa had inherited his father’s talent for singing and songwriting, and quickly established himself as a rising star in the Mexican music scene. He sang with passion and heart, his northern-inspired ballads backed by a traditional band capturing the essence of Mexico.
He touched countless hearts with his music, especially with hits like “Yo sería,” “Ay amor,” and “Volaré.” His fans appreciated his unique sound, which fused traditional Mexican music with modern influences, making him one of the most beloved young artists of his generation.
Guardia shared the heartbreaking news of her son’s passing on Instagram, revealing that he was found unconscious in his room over the weekend. Despite the efforts of the medical team that attended to him, he could not be revived.
In her post, Guardia shared that there was no sign of violence and that the medical report indicated that he had passed away due to an acute heart attack. She expressed her profound grief and asked for privacy for her family during this difficult time.
Figueroa is survived by his wife, the talented singer and actress Imelda Tuñón, their son, and his mother. His family, friends, and fans around the world mourn his passing and celebrate his life and legacy.
The music world has lost a bright and promising young artist who had so much more to offer. We will always remember Julián Figueroa’s soulful voice, passionate performances, and his unique ability to touch our hearts with his music. Rest in peace, dear Julián. You will be deeply missed.