This Tuesday at dawn he passed away Martin Carrizo, the renowned drummer who was part of the band A.N.I.M.A.L and of The Air Conditioning Fundamentalists. He also played alongside important artists such as Indio Solari, Gustavo Cerati Y Abel Pintos. The musician was 50 years old and was fighting Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.
The news was communicated in the morning by his sister, Cecilia “Caramelito” Carrizo, who accompanied him in his battle and enjoyed the melodies he composed for his children’s show for years.
“Thank you dear ones for so much love, help and unconditional support. They did him very well every day. Infinite thanks. Martín died today, January 11, at dawn. His love, his smile, his music remains in us forever“wrote the presenter.
After his messages, personalities from the world of entertainment and music were moved and left their heartbreaking words to say goodbye to the drummer. One of them was Indio Solari, who dedicated a special post to him: “Don Martín passed through this dimension with a spirit determined to always be young. From there he helped me laugh more than my madness allowed. For this I will remember him with the words that I release in each toast. Funny and brave, that was Don Martín“.
Alejandro the Great, historic FM Rock & Pop announcer, responded to Cecilia’s post and said: “Sharing the magic of music with him was one of the best things life gave me… we are destroyed. Just wish you the best trip and send you a big hug … I’m deeply sorry“.
The fundamentalists of Air Conditioning dismissed him with emotional words. “We still have the memory of the shared concerts and your fight against adversity, which prompted us to reunite everyone, up and down the stage. Goodbye martin“they stated.
Marcelo Corvalan after sharing in the band ANIMAL, stated: “Good trip mate! We gave it our all! We learned, we won, we lost, we laughed and we cried. That’s what living is all about! Thanks!”.
Débora D’Amato expressed a heartfelt message in an Instagram post. In this regard, he warned: “After a huge struggle with courage, dignity and love, Martin Carrizo passed away. I admired his art and until a few months ago, my pain from his illness only went hand in hand with what it meant in my adolescence, adulthood. Sense of belonging in each musical note. A short time ago he became the brother of @ caramelito.carrizo and that added love to my admiration. It’s a tough time for the family, obviously. My hug for you Cecilia, I know what you have been living. I wish peace is in your heart. For you, for your family and for your beloved brother. RIP Martín. Thanks a lot. You will be eternal“.
Santiago del Moro He also appeared on the networks to fire the renowned drummer: “RIP dear genius, tireless and talented fighter“.
For its part, the band ANIMAL compiled the best moments of Martín Carrizo and shared the clip on their networks along with some emotional words: “‘¡Alas’ was what you always had left over. Carrizo family strength“.