Sergio Velasco Ferrero, renowned driver and announcer, died today at age 80 after suffering a breakdown.
“It was wrong, poor thing. May he rest in peace ”expressed his ex-partner María Eugenia Zorzenón.
The announcer known for his popular television series “Venga a Bailar”, which was broadcast on Channel 7 in the late 1970s, had been born on February 14, 1949, in Máximo Paz located in the Constitución department.
He stood out on radio in the days of Cacho Fontana, Héctor Larrea, Antonio Carrizo, Juan Alberto Mateyko and José María Muñoz.
On television he became known for “Venga a Bailar”, which reached casting peaks in its 10 years of existence and through Channel 7 he conducted “El Show de Velasco Ferrero” in 1977.
In recent years the announcer had complications in his health because he was admitted to intensive care for suffering a cerebrovascular accident.
In his life he faced six divorces, he spent 10 years with the actress and star Claudia Lapacó, with whom he represented several shows.
In 1982 he married Adriana Salgueiro, who later denounced him for gender violence.