The popular Gonzalito dies, eternal sword waiter of Curro Romero

The popular man of the Toro Gonzalo Sánchez Conde, who for more than thirty years was grooming swords of Curro Romero, has been found dead in the early hours of

The popular Gonzalito dies, eternal sword waiter of Curro Romero

The popular man of the Toro Gonzalo Sánchez Conde, who for more than thirty years was grooming swords of Curro Romero, has been found dead in the early hours of this morning at his home of Madrid neighborhood of Los Letras.

At the expense of a forensic examination that determines the cause of the death, his family has declared his intention to transfer the mortal remains of Gonzalito to the tanning of the M-30.

Born in the Onubense town of Gibraleon 89 years ago, Gonzalito was one of the most beloved and respected taurines not only for his long and honest professional career, but also for his affability and as an inexhaustible source of anecdotes, with a spirit that did not abandon or In recent years it was affected by a kidney disease.

After trying to unsuccessfully trying the race of the bullfighting at the 50th nicknames of the 50s, as so many Andalusians emigrated to Barcelona where he worked as a waiter and, sometimes, as a flamenco singer, his other great passion in life.

It was in the Condal City, which with two active squares - the Arenas and the monumental - was then the Spanish capital of greater Taurine activity, where the Onubeman began to exercise as a port of swords of different nick workers until they definitely recurring in Madrid.

Friend of Curro Romero for his fan common to flamenco, he began to serve him the swords at the end of the 1967 season, once Gonzalito was in charge of the famous bullfighter of beds he will not miss anything in the dungeons of the General Security Directorate , where he was retained after refusing to kill a bull at the San Isidro Fair of that same year.

Since then and until 1999, when the skill announced his withdrawal by surprise, Sánchez Conde became the man of Romero's most absolute confidence, at all levels, especially in the worst and more delicate moments.

But Gonzalito not only limited himself to being the help of Chamber of Pharaoh, but also devoted himself to seize and draw bullfighters, many of them from South American countries, where he came to have great professional and personal relationships, starting with "Rayito de Venezuela" .

In Spain, among many others like the CID, who helped by Novillero next to the Gallo de Morón, his "great work" was Víctor Mendes, the most important bullfighter in the history of Portugal, whom he himself discovered and supported himself to becoming First figure during the 1980s.

Currently, Gonzalito was dedicated to the representation of flamenco artists, with which he met almost daily in the love rehearsal premises of God, very close to his house, and with those who should undoubtedly evoke the times of need In which the brave and the brave fandangos of his Huelva helped him get ahead in that open Barcelona in the middle of the last century.

Updated Date: 09 October 2021, 18:27

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