14th June 2019, 20:25
Gibraltarian teacher and artist Elio Cruz has died in the UK at the age of eighty seven. He had suffered from ill health for a very long time.
Born in 1931, Elio is most known as the playwright of a number of llanito stageplays, like La Lola se va pa Londres, which although performed as comedies, were in fact scial critiques of Gibraltarian life and traits.
He is also a founder member of the musical group, Los Trovadores, and wrote the lyrics to the acclaimed song, La Virgencita de Europa
(Image courtesy Gibraltar Chronicle)