The causes of death of the singer Raffaella Carrà have been revealed. The Italian channel TGCOM24 reported that the Italian star died of “devastating lung cancer”. The disease was diagnosed in 2020. But according to data from the television station, the singer decided to keep her illness hidden to protect his followers from any suffering he may cause them.
Raffaella Carrà, died on Monday at the age of 78 after a long illness, Italian state television reported, citing his family. State television Rai read a statement from Carrà’s family, announcing that he died at home. He noted that in order to fulfill his last wishes, medical details would not be disclosed.
The Italian was a smoker for many years but also both his mother and brother died of lung cancer. Iris Dellutri died in 1987 at the age of 63 and Vincenzo Pelloni died in 2002 at the age of 57.
With his energetic presence and strong, husky singing voice, Carrà was a beloved figure from the early decades of Rai television. Her She was one of the most beloved and popular Italian artists on the small screen.
Carrà was nicknamed the queen of Italian television. What’s more conquered the hearts of the public in Spain and Latin America, where it was also very popular.
Italian personalities mourned the death of Raffaella Carrà
Italian television mogul and former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi lamented Carrà’s death, calling her “one of the symbols of Italian television, perhaps the most beloved personality.
In a post on Facebook, Berlusconi said that “he knew how to speak to different generations, he had the ability to always remain current according to the times and without descending to vulgarity.”
“She was the lady of Italian television”said Culture Minister Dario Franceschini, expressing his condolences. President Sergio Mattarella remembered Carrà as “the face of television par excellence, transmitted with his talent and his sympathy a message of elegance, kindness and optimism.
Italian singer Laura Pausini also offered her condolences on her Twitter account.
With information from The Associated Press