José Miguel Class, Puerto Rican singer, Died at 78


José Miguel Class was born on September 26, 1938, and died on April 13, 2017.

He was a Puerto Rican singer.

Class gained international fame during the 1960s and 1970s.

He was called “El Gallito de Manatí” (“Manati’s Bantam”).

Jose achieved fame in Puerto Rico in the 1960s before moving to Mexico, where he achieved wide success.

José Miguel Class’s period as a resident there proved important for his career: Class released various Mexican music albums and he was able to achieve fame across Central America, South America and the rest of the Caribbean.

He died after a long illness at Auxilio Mutuo Hospital in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico.

José Miguel Class passed away at 78 years old.