Thomas Pacheco, better known as ‘The elegant voice’ of Huayno, died at the age of 84. The Peruvian Association of Authors and Composers issued a statement to report the sad news.
“It is with great sadness that we communicate the death of teacher Tomás Pacheco Claros (12.29.1939/08.14.2022). Associate singer-songwriter of #APDAYC. Born in Santa Cruz, Leoncio Prado district and Huaura province. Huayno figure with harp”it was noted in a statement.
“He had 56 works registered in the Peruvian Association of Authors and Composers. APDAYC awarded him a Musical Emerald for his classic ‘Mi linda flor’, huayno that we identified in the voice of Silverio Urbina”was added.
Tomás Pacheco was responsible for creating hits such as “My pretty flower”, “Ay darling”, “There are blows of fate”, “Sad home”, “Slippery stone”, “Two bartender beers”, “I remembered your name”, ” Alicia, sad I took the pen”, “Quillabambino without a heart”, among other songs.
Together with his brother Lucio Pacheco, the singer-songwriter formed one of the most applauded couples in vernacular music.
The wake for the remains of Tomás Pacheco will be held at his home, located at 5147 Huántar Street, Los Naranjos urbanization, Los Olivos district.