José Padilla, Iconic Ibiza DJ, Dead at 64

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Padilla was identified with colon most cancers earlier this yr

Jos Padilla at Ibizas Caf Del Mar in 1994
José Padilla at Ibiza’s Café Del Mar in 1994 (PYMCA/Universal Images Group by way of Getty Images)

José Padilla, the long-lasting Ibiza DJ recognized for his units on the Café Del Mar, died on Sunday. The information was confirmed by his household by way of his social media accounts. Earlier this yr Padilla revealed that he’d been identified with colon most cancers. A GoFundMe was launched to assist cowl his dwelling bills. He was 64.

“His family and friends would like to say thank you to everybody who sent donations and messages of support to help make his last few months easier, and to all the staff of Can Misses Hospital for taking care of him until the end,” a message on his Instagram reads. “Now he has gone and the sunset in Ibiza will never be the same without him, but the beautiful music of José Padilla will stay with us forever. Adiós maestro.”

Born in Barcelona, Padilla is understood extensively because the “godfather of chill-out.” His Café Del Mar residency was the inspiration behind the favored mix series of the same name. He was an lively DJ for over 4 a long time. His first album Souvenir was launched by Mercury Records in 1998; his final album was 2015’s So Many Colours.



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