Il Divo had announced earlier that Il Divo’s shows in the U.K. were being postponed because of illness. The group announced that it would be performing in the UK on Dec. 10. shared that “the remaining dates for Il Divo’s December 2021 UK tour have been postponed until December 2022.” 

According to his bio on Il Divo’s website, Marín was born in Rüsselsheim Germany in 1968 and was raised in Mörfelden-Walldorf before moving to Madrid, Spain at the age of 12. The album that he released was his debut. The Little Caruso, at age 8, the bio continued, and went on to study piano and solfège at The Superior Conservatory of Madrid. 

At age 19, the bio added, Marín won the TV contest Gente Joven and continued to sing in several other television programs and competitions. Over the course of his career, Marín performed in a number of operas, concerts and musicals and provided his voice for a few animated films.

Simon Cowell discovered Il Divo in 2003 and the group made its debut in 2004. Website states that Il Divo was highly praised by critics for their mix of pop music and opera.

After news of Marín’s passing broke, Cowell took to Twitter to pay tribute to him. Cowell said that he is finding it difficult to describe how he feels right now. wrote. Carlos Marin’s death has left me devastated. He was a great person. He was passionate about performing, and he had a lot of appreciation for the people who supported him from the beginning. Carlos, Rest in Peace. You will be missed.”