A member of Spanish band Il Divo was hospitalized on December 8 and placed in an induced coma. Concerts scheduled in Portugal have been postponed to July.
53-year-old Spanish singer Carlos Marin, a member of the Il Divo group, was placed in an induced coma in the intensive care unit at the Royal Manchester Hospital in England on December 8.
“El Español” said Wednesday that the artist is being intubated with low levels of oxygen, is in serious condition and under strict medical supervision. The disease that Carlos Marin suffers from is still unknown.
Marin was reportedly taken to hospital on December 8, the day after the band’s Yorkshire concert was canceled. Three days later, Il Divo officially announced the postponement of all scheduled shows until the end of the year.
The quartet Il Divo gave concerts scheduled in Portugal on Sunday, December 19, at the Altice Arena, in Lisbon; and on December 20 in Pavilhão Multiusos de Gondomar. Both have been postponed to 2022: July 23 in Gondomar, 24 in Lisbon. Tickets remain valid and there is no need to exchange them.
The Il Divo project consists of four opera singers of different nationalities: the Spanish Carlos Martin (53), the Swedish Urs Buehler (50), the American David Miller (48) and the French Sebastien Isambard (48). She is known for merging opera and classical music with other musical genres. The band has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide.