O singer Roberto Carlos, 81, said goodbye to musical partner and friend of six decades Erasmo Carloswhat died at the age of 81 on Tuesday (22)🇧🇷 The king attended the singer’s wake at the Crematorium and Vertical Cemetery Memorial do Carmo, in the Caju neighborhood, in Rio de Janeiro, this Wednesday afternoon (23).
Visibly dejected, Roberto Carlos arrived at the scene wearing a blue shirt, jeans and a protective mask. He greeted the fans outside the crematorium and went inside to watch the farewell ceremony reserved for family and friends.
Singer Rosemary was also there to say goodbye to her friend and said she was surprised by Erasmo’s death. “This moment was very difficult. Erasmo was always such a sweet person and so loved by all of us”, she said with emotion.
Marisa Monte, who recorded songs with the singer, was also at the crematorium to say his last goodbyes to Erasmo. “Partner, a great friend, will leave a huge nostalgia and a wonderful legacy”, he told journalists.
The singer Léo Jaime is another artist who went to say goodbye to Tremendão. A friend of the singer, he posted on the networks on the day of his death a photo of a ring he got from Erasmo Carlos with his initials and a guitar. “This ring is my talisman”, wrote Léo Jaime.
Other celebrities who could not attend the wake sent wreaths of flowers, such as Detonautas, The Fevers and the couple cute and Ana Furtado. “Saudades Tremendão” was written on one of the wreaths.