María Mendiola who sang the disco anthem Yes Sir, I Can Boogie has died at the age of 69 on Saturday morning in Madrid surrounded by her family. Her death news was announced by bandmate Cristina Sevilla on Baccara’s official Instagram page “How difficult it is for me to publish this,” Sevilla’s post began. “My dear Maria, wonderful artist, but for me above all … My friend has left us today. Words cannot come out … I can only thank so much love how I have received from her part and tell her what so many times I had the opportunity to say to her in life … I love you.” Mendiola’s family also released a statement that read: “She will always be remembered for her love, dedication, and respect for the world of music and interpretation. We will always remember her smile.” Following the news of María Mendiola’s death, tributes began pouring in online for the singer, with fans offering their condolences to his friends and family. One user tweeted “Aww so sad to hear Maria Mendiola from Baccara has passed away. She still had the moves, Yes Sir I Can Boogie will always be an anthem! RIP pride mother. #YESSIRICANBOOGIE.” Another said, “Another One Left The Music Scene R.I.P Maria Mendiola Has Passed Away Aged 69 Marie Who Sang Yes Sir I Can Boogie With Cristina Sevilla Well Known As Baccara Maria Passed Away Yesterday.” While another said “Absolutely devastated to hear the news about Maria Mendiola. Only met her a year ago but in that time we got to number 2 in the charts and made it into The Guinness Book Of Records. A true legend has taken too soon. Thinking about her family & loved ones.”
María Mendiola Net Worth
$4 Million USD
María Mendiola was a Singer and well known for the disco anthem Yes Sir, I Can Boogie. She was born on 4 April 1952 in Spain, she was 69 years old at the time of her death. In 1977, she formed Baccara with another singer, Mayte Mateos, the duo was signed to RCA Records in the UK. The duo’s first single ‘Yes Sir, I Can Boogie, topped the charts in 10 European countries, with over 16 million copies to date. In the same year duo covered the Eurovision Song Contest with the novelty song ‘Parlez-Vous Français?’. Following the single, Sorry I’m a Lady, the duo top 10 hits in early 1978. By the mid-80s Mendiola and Mateos had parted way.
The estimated Net Worth of María Mendiola is around $4 Million USD.
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