“I remember that they told me that the album was already there and I had to distribute it in Piura. That’s how I bought 500 records (…). Tears fell from happiness and joy because it was a step we had taken, very big for Piuran and northern cumbia, “he said.
“So glad I told you the story. I’ve been a little sick again, a relapse, that’s why I haven’t been able to reach you, but ask for the stories of any song because all the songs on Armonía 10 went through this brain”, he commented; and he added: “God gave me the gift of finding the exact timbre for the song he was going to sing.”
In addition, in one of his last public appearances, Lozada Floriano presented one of his nephews and his grandson as the future voices of Armonía 10.
“My dream come true, the work is bearing fruit, there is Harmony 10 for a while,” he commented with great pride that his family continues the legacy of the cumbia group.
YOU CAN SEE: Walther Lozada’s daughter regretted that the Ministry of Culture or Congress paid tribute to her father in life Walther Lozada turned 61 the day before he died
Yesterday, Sunday, July 24, Walther celebrated his 61st birthday and through the Armonía 10 Facebook page, they dedicated an emotional message to him wishing his speedy recovery.
Unfortunately, he passed away after a long struggle to overcome the liver disease he suffered from and leaves his family and followers with enormous pain.
Walther Lozada, leader of Armonía 10 dies one day after his birthday. Photo: Facebook/Harmony 10
YOU CAN SEE: Who was Walter Lozada, the genius behind the success of Armonía 10? Who was Walther Lozada?
Walther Lozada was born in Piura and was the son of
Juan de Dios Lozada NaquicheThanks to his father, he was linked to music from a very young age. He recorded his first album with the Infopesa label, and stood out for the hits “Enfermera”, “Café con rum” and “A cigarette, a guitar and a penalty”.
He married Nancy Silupú and they were married for 36 years, the fruit of that love was their three children, Bianca, Arturo and Katia.
Walther Lozada, the genius of the Armonía 10 hits, passed away on July 25, 2022. Photo: composition Jazmín Ceras/Facebook Walther Lozada
YOU CAN SEE Teófilo Quiroga, founder of Agua Marina, says goodbye to Walther Lozada: “Cumbia is in mourning” When was Armonía 10 founded and how were its beginnings?
The northern orchestra was founded in May 1972 by Juan de Dios Lozada Naquiche, in a neighborhood of Piura. However, after 10 years, in 1982, they recorded their first album, which was produced by the Infopesa record company and is made up of the songs “Enfermera”, “Café con rum” and “A cigarette, a guitar and a penalty”. .
After the success of the material, in 1985, the group, which was initially called
Walkers Star, signed a contract with the same record company and worked on his second album “El chinchorro”. In said material, songs such as “Ladrón de amor”, “Solo soy taking”, “Llorando se fue” and “El cervecero” stood out.
Members of Armonía 10 worried about the health of Walter Lozada. Photo: Facebook
Walther Lozada’s daughter mourns the death of her father
Bianca Lozada, the daughter of Walther Lozada, spoke for the cameras of La República about the death of her father and urged the population to increase the culture of organ donation. “I ask everyone to donate because it would make a lot of families happy,” she said.
“Unfortunately, liver cirrhosis won the battle for us. We were waiting for the liver transplant and when I was at the door of the transplant an infection ended our illusions. For this reason, I would like to ask you to donate, because my father stayed for a donation and died due to lack of a liver, ”she said through tears.
Walther Lozada’s daughter asks the population to join organ donation. Photo: Capture of Facebook / La República
YOU CAN SEE: Walther Lozada: EsSalud rules out medical negligence after the death of the leader of Armonía 10 Walther Lozada, leader of Armonía 10, will be veiled in Piura
After the death of
Walter Lozada, Carlos Carmona, singer of the group, spoke with La República outside the Guillermo Almenara hospital and revealed what the Armonía leader’s last wish was 10 minutes before he died.
We were in the hospital, all the members. We are at the hotel, waiting for what is required to do the documentation and transfer of the body. He will be taken on the bus (of the group) because it was Don Walter’s last wish “Carmona stated.
Later, Lozada’s daughter confirmed the information and added that the wake will be public. In addition, she invited all the followers of northern cumbia to attend the last goodbye.
The body was transferred to El Huaralino to receive a tribute and then left in the mobility of the group to its native Piura, where it will finally rest in a local cemetery.
YOU CAN SEE: Administrator of El Huaralino after the death of Walther Lozada: “That the State declare national mourning for the Peruvian cumbia” How did Walther Lozada die?
The leader of Armonía 10 passed away while waiting for a liver transplant. His daughter Bianca Lozada told the details of his last minutes.
Due to his delicate state of health, the doctors from the health center called the relatives to say goodbye and by chance of life, as he highlighted, the northern orchestra had no scheduled presentations, so they took the opportunity to visit their leader .
“He left with his musicians at his side singing “El cervecero” and “Where are you love” and when they finished singing, he breathed his last and went to be with the Lord. That fills us with a lot of strength”, he expressed.
Ministry of Culture sends condolences for the death of Walther Lozada
The Peruvian Ministry of Culture lamented the death of the leader of the Armonía 10 Orchestra and issued a statement through its Facebook account highlighting his contribution to art through music.
“We regret to report the departure of Walther Lozada, leader of the Piura Armonía 10 Orchestra, distinguished by the Ministry of Culture as a Meritorious Personality of Culture for his contribution to popular art through music. To his family and friends, our heartfelt condolences, ”the post reads.
Ministry of Culture launches statement on the death of Walther Lozada. Photo: Facebook capture
YOU CAN SEE: Family and friends of Walther Lozada pay tribute to him in Huaralino They pay tribute to Walther Lozada in Huaralino
The remains of the Peruvian composer and musician were transferred to Huaralino to pay homage to him by family and friends, before leaving for his final resting place in his native Piura.
Harmony 10 invites to the wake of Walther Lozada
Armonía 10 lamented the death of its leader, Walther Lozada Floriano, and announced that it will be held on Tuesday, July 26 at noon in the city of Piura. In addition, he invited the general public to attend his home to say goodbye and pay him a posthumous tribute.
“Walther Lozada is a legend and legends never die”was the phrase that ended the group’s message in honor of the musical director.
Amornía 10 invites fans to the wake of Walther Lozada. Photo: capture from Facebook/Amornía 10
EsSalud rules out negligence after the death of Walther Lozada
After learning of the death of Walther Lozada, who was hospitalized at EsSalud, the hospital issued a statement clarifying rumors of negligence. In that sense, he manifested himself to give details of the treatment received by the artist.
“The patient suffered from a chronic disease and was receiving the corresponding treatment in the aforementioned hospital. The Management of the Almenara Performance Network expresses its deepest condolences to the family, friends and followers of the leader of the musical group, “the text reads.
This is the official document in which EsSalud affirms that Walther Lozada was treated correctly. Photo: EsSalud
The last video of Walther Lozada on social networks
On May 21, Walther Lozada shared a short video to tell how the making of his first musical production was. The talented figure emphasized having a gift for choosing the right voice to interpret each song.
Teófilo Quiroga offers condolences to the relatives of Walther Lozada
Theophilus Quirogafounder of Agua Marina, was present at the wake of Walther Lozada in Piura. In a conversation with La República, the musician recognized the impact that this death has caused in the Peruvian cumbia:
“We are all in mourning in cumbia. Today we had to lose (someone). It is a pain that we feel in all groups. Now I am the greatest of all the (icons) of cumbia. I offer my deepest condolences to all the family.”