MADRID, 11 Sep. \ –
The singer of the mythical duo Baccara, Maria Mendiola, died this Saturday in Madrid at the age of 69, as reported on the official Instagram account of the musical duo.
The artist represented Spain in Eurovision in 1978 and achieved fame in the 70s with her partner and friend Cristina Sevilla with whom she formed the duo Baccara, reaching the top of the charts of the time.
“How difficult it is for me to publish this — My dear Maria, wonderful artist, but for me above all — My friend, she left us today. Words cannot come out — I can only thank so much love for how I have received for his part and tell him what so many times I had the opportunity to tell him in life. I love you “, Cristina Sevilla has published from the group’s official account on Instagram.
The singer, dancer and founder of the duo Baccara achieved great repercussion with songs such as ‘Yes Sir, I Can Boogie’, a song that reached absolute number one in the British charts – the first time that a Spanish musical training had achieved it. – and that sold about 25 million copies, ‘Sorry I’m Lady’, or ‘Voulez Vous’, among many others.