Gathering around a statue of the Mexican performer considered
a musical icon across Latin America for over 40 years, the
musicians played his signature tunes and a priest held a service
in his honor.
Gabriel, whose real name was Alberto Aguilera, was 66.
"It has hit all of us hard. We are hurting for his loss," said
Leonor Rodriguez, of the Juan Gabriel fan club.
(Reporting By Reuters Television)
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