Ferran Gallart, the vocalist of the Catalan group “Strombers,” passed away at 50 after suffering from cancer; the group broke the news via Instagram. “Dear followers, we regret to inform you that Ferran Gallart, our singer, has left us after fighting cancer. Ferran has been the soul of the Strombers so much and so much has made more than one generation enjoy numerous parties around the country, always giving off good energy and happiness. Following his spirit, we will perpetuate his legacy and remember him as he wanted, with joy and music. Fly high, Fernando, we love you!” they said.
The performer was born in 1973 in Barcelona; in 1998, he founded the band “Strombers” and was always recognized as a talented artist, but always charismatic and close to his followers. In addition, he had also dabbled in writing, and in 2022 he published a children’s book called “Gira la luna” which was very well received and acclaimed by those who bought it.
What happened to Ferran Gallart?
In July, Ferran announced that he was ill, and for that reason, he would suspend his participation, the group had decided to postpone the presentations as they considered that his figure was irreplaceable. When this had become known, Gallart sent a message to his fans: “Be happy, because everything has its meaning, and from this I will extract very favorable experiences and learnings. I am already doing so.
The “Strombers” started as an indie band, and throughout these decades, they managed to release seven albums, the most recent in 2022, titled “La flor de la vida.” In all this time, they experimented with genres such as ska, rock, and even reggae. Although they are not as popular as in the past, they still have a very large fan base; due to the death of their vocalist, they have canceled their shows.