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Colombians Mourn The Sudden Passing Of Vallenato Star Diomedes Díaz
Hundreds of people swarmed around a firetruck that carried the body of Diomedes Díaz, the beloved vallenato singer, in his hometown of Valledupar, in northeastern Colombia. He died Sunday of a heart attack after being rushed to a hospital. He was 56.
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People sing during a musical homage to singer and composer Diomedes Diaz after his funeral mass at the main square of Valledupar, Colombia's northern state of Cesar, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013. Diomedes Diaz, one of the greatest performers of Colombia's accordion vallenato music, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at age 56. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
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Fans of Colombian singer and composer Diomedes Diaz surround a firefighter truck carrying his coffin to the main square where his body will lie in state until his funeral in Valledupar, Colombia, Monday, Dec. 23, 2013. Diaz, one of the greatest performers of Colombia's vallenato music, died on Sunday. He as 56. (AP Photo/Adamis Guerra)
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Luz Consuelo Martinez, wife of singer and composer Diomedes Diaz, top left, mourns over his coffin at the main square in Valledupar, in Colombia's northern state of Cesar, Monday, Dec. 23, 2013. Diaz, one of the greatest performers of Colombia's vallenato music, died Sunday. He was 56. (AP Photo/Adamis Guerra)
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A man holds a poster of singer and composer Diomedes Diaz during his funeral mass at the main square of Valledupar, Colombia's northern state of Cesar, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013. Diomedes Diaz, one of the greatest performers of Colombia's accordion vallenato music, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at age 56. The poster reads in Spanish; "If life were stable all the time," a verse from the Diaz song, "La Plata." (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
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People attend a funeral mass for singer and composer Diomedes Diaz at the main square of Valledupar, Colombia's northern state of Cesar, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013. Diomedes Diaz, one of the greatest performers of Colombia's accordion vallenato music, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at age 56. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
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Singer Rafael Santos Diaz kneels in front of the coffin of his father, singer and composer Diomedes Diaz, during a funeral mass at the main square of Valledupar, Colombia's northern state of Cesar, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013. Diomedes Diaz, one of the greatest performers of Colombia's accordion vallenato music, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at age 56. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
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A boy plays the accordion during a musical homage to singer and composer Diomedes Diaz at the main square of Valledupar, in Colombia's northern state of Cesar, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013. Diomedes Diaz, one of the greatest performers of Colombia's accordion vallenato music, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at age 56. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
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From left to right, folklorist Felix Carillo, accordionist Andres Gil, singers Jorge Onate, Silvestre Dangond and Alfonso Zuleta embrace during a musical homage for singer and composer Diomedes Diaz after his funeral mass at the main square of Valledupar, Colombia's northern state of Cesar, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013. Diomedes Diaz, one of the greatest performers of Colombia's accordion vallenato music, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at age 56. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
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Men carry the coffin of singer and composer Diomedes Diaz to the main square where his body will lie in state until his funeral in Valledupar, Colombia, Monday, Dec. 23, 2013. Diaz, one of the greatest performers of Colombia's vallenato music, died on Sunday. He was 56. (AP Photo/Adamis Guerra)
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Singers, Rafael Santos Diaz, left, Martin Elias Diaz, sons of singer and composer Diomedes Diaz, embrace in from of his coffin during a funeral mass at the main square of Valledupar, Colombia's northern state of Cesar, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013. Diomedes Diaz, one of the greatest performers of Colombia's accordion vallenato music, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at age 56. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
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Andres Gil plays the accordion during a musical homage to singer and composer Diomedes Diaz after his funeral mass at the main square of Valledupar, Colombia's northern state of Cesar, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013. Diomedes Diaz, one of the greatest performers of Colombia's accordion vallenato music, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at age 56. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
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FILE - In this Friday, May 15, 2009, file photo, singer and composer Diomedes Diaz waves after singing in Colombia's northern state of Cesar. Diaz, the best-known performer of Colombia's accordion-heavy vallenato music, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at age 56. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan, File)
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Colombians Mourn The Sudden Passing Of Vallenato Star Diomedes Díaz

Hundreds of people swarmed around a firetruck that carried the body of Diomedes Díaz, the beloved vallenato singer, in his hometown of Valledupar, in northeastern Colombia. He died Sunday of a heart attack after being rushed to a hospital. He was 56.

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