With an outpouring of emotion, celebs remember Juan Gabriel
The shock of Juan Gabriel's death on Aug. 28 has led to an outpouring of emotion from stars in the Spanish-speaking world. #JuanGabriel and #JuanGaPorSiempre both trended on Twitter, as colleagues from the music world expressed their sorrow. "A tremendous thunder just sounded in Mexico City, and the sky weeps," is how singer David Bisbal put it. Here is how Juan Gabriel is being remembered.
A big idol has left us! I'm so sorry for this loss for Mexico and the world. Rest in peace my dear Juan Gabriel.
Franco de Vita
Big blow to Latin music. Today we have lost one of the greats. Thank you teacher for sharing one of your great songs with me. Farewell and thank you for such wisdom!
I'm profoundly saddened by the passing of Juan Gabriel. An irreplaceable loss in the world of music.
I have no words to express my immense sadness at the loss of the great Juan Gabriel. His music and spirit will live forever.
May you be very happy, wherever you are loved and admired! Rest in peace.
It's impossible to say goodbye . . . unforgettable friend and poet. Rest in peace Maestro. It's an honor to sing to you.
A few moments spent with you turned into hours of invaluable lessons. We will miss you!
I will never forget that you made me sing again. I will miss you. #ConTodoYMiTristeza My soul cries!
Jesse y Joy
This Saturday we would have had the pleasure to sing with you, divo of Juarez, Latin-American icon. Today you leave an eternal hole in music and in our our hearts. Rest in peace.
My deepest condolences to the family of Alberto Aguilera. My heart is with all Mexicans, we lost a great idol.
I should do everything with love. As did Juan Gabriel.
In shock over this sad news. Rest in peace, Maestro.
Mr. Alberto, wherever you are, I'll take this embrace of pure emotions that you gave me when I sang one of your songs for the first time. Thank you for every hug and every piece of advice that has always come from the depths of your heart... It's very hard for me to accept your passing. I'll carry you in the depths of my heart forever. A tremendous thunder just sounded in Mexico City and the sky weeps!!!
Juan Gabriel put words to love... Thank you for your legacy and it was an honor to have shared a moment with you. Rest in peace.
My heart aches . . . Rest in peace Juan Gabriel, thank you for allowing me to share such beautiful moments at your side, I'll never forget you.
Thanks for so much!! Thanks friend! Thanks irreplaceable Maestro!!! Thanks Alberto for having created our beloved Juan Gabriel!!! Enormous applause to heaven!!! My heart and millions of hearts will always feel "Amor Eterno" for you.
Marco Antonio Solis
My countryman and brother of the world of lyrics and melodies, Juan Gabriel, tells us farewell from heaven.
Beloved friend Juan Gabriel, you will be in our heart forever! Rest in peace.
Your songs will always live in our memory. Rest in peace.
Until always Juan Gabriel. A memory from the music video "Todo, Todo, Todo."
Good morning. Sad news about the death of the great Mexican artist Juan Gabriel. May you rest in peace, friend, and may God bless you.
Juan Gabriel has died! What a great sadness!! Goodbye dear friend! No one will fill the empty space you leave! Thank you for everything you gave us!
Another great has left us. I had the great fortune to sing with him. "El Amor de Nosotros" is our song!!!
Rest in peace the great Juan Gabriel! Among the greatest exponents that we Mexicans have had. A great legacy that he leaves us...
I've had the good fortune to be your friend and for you to be my confidant. I met you when I was a girl and those beautiful moments will never die in me.
My heart fills with sadness knowing that Juan Gabriel is no longer with us. A great legend, the master of Mexican music goes ...
Until forever, Maestro. We will remember you always.