Country mourns death of one of its top musicians

Costa Ricans are mourning the unexpected death of Fidel Gamboa, 50, the well known composer, singer and lead of the internationally known group Malpaís.

He died of a heart attack Sunday.

Even President Laura Chinchilla sent a message of
condolence to the musician’s family.

Fans conducted a candle light remembrance in the band stand of Parque Morazán Sunday night. More observances are planned.

Gamboa was a guitarist and someone who could present his own songs in ballad style.

Malpaís is easily the country’s best known group.

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