Willy Gutiérrez, teacher of the Academy and father of singer Lisset, died

The Academy professor died at the age of 77 (Photos: Willy Gutiérrez Cultural Center)
The Academy professor died at the age of 77 (Photos: Willy Gutiérrez Cultural Center)

Leobardo Guillermo Gutierrez Campoybetter known as the teacher Willy Gutierrez, passed away on January 18 after being admitted to the ABC Observatory Hospital. Lisset, daughter of the singing teacher in The academy, requested on January 6 help from the general public to find blood and platelet donors.

So far the singer has not published anything regarding the death of her father, in her last temporary Instagram story, she limited herself to replicating a photograph where appeared with Willy celebrating his birthday in another year, it should be noted that the death of Professor coincided with this anniversary.

However, Willy’s death was reported through windowing and although the causes of death are unknown, it’s known that He will be buried in the French Pantheon in Mexico City.

Master Willy died on the same day as his birthday (Photo: Instagram/@lissetoficial)
Master Willy died on the same day as his birthday (Photo: Instagram/@lissetoficial)

In this Azteca program, the hosts remembered singers such as Willy Gutiérrez’s pupils Cristian Castro, Thalia, Yuridia, Maria del Sol, Diego Boneta and even his own daughter Lisset.

The singer He was a teacher of the first generation of this reality show and also founded his own cultural center, which bears his name. The Willy Gutierrez Cultural Center teaches singing, vocalization, repertoire, vocal ensemble, acting, studio practice and stage expression classes.

The objective of founding this center was to facilitate the study of singing, dancing and acting for people who wanted to get closer to the arts, it has its own recording studio to practice and has a professional forum. The cultural center is located at 317 Pestalozzi Street in the Colonia Narvarte on the Mexico City.

The first generation of La Academia had characters like Toñita, Víctor García and Yahir (Photo: Twitter @Somos1G)
The first generation of La Academia had characters like Toñita, Víctor García and Yahir (Photo: Twitter @Somos1G)

Willy Gutiérrez established a system for his students in this cultural center, which he spoke about in 2012 for the YouTube channel called Effect Television:

“The singing student learns to sing as if he were playing the trumpet or saxophone because it is the same logic, it’s air that becomes sound, under this system what we are doing is that we are training singing instrumentalists, so that they have the seriousness and ease of relaxation to sing all kinds of music, in this way the singer who wants to dedicate himself to singing ranchera music I can also sing opera, rock or boleros”he explained.

On the other hand, it was left in charge of the institute of The academy after the departure of Hector Martinez. The composer was an advisor to the first generation around 2002, that is, singers like Myriam, Nadia, María Inés Guerra, Yahir, Miguel Ángel and Wendolee.

Master Willy advised the first generation of La Academia (Photos: Willy Gutiérrez Cultural Center)
Master Willy advised the first generation of La Academia (Photos: Willy Gutiérrez Cultural Center)

Not only the singers will remember him for his work and help in the reality show, but his fans also sent condolences to Willy’s family in media comments such as windowing. endearing friend Excellent teacher. Huge human being. There are so many who owe him so much of his teachings”, “That is a great loss” and “What a shame a hug for your family” were some of the messages.

In 2019 he got the National Award for Professional Excellence, which was awarded by the Hall of Fame of Mexico and the Government of Mexico City.

On January 6, Lisset informed her followers that Willy was hospitalized, ruled out that the reason was COVID-19 and asked for urgent help from the general public for the donation of blood and platelets.

Although Lisset did not specify the cause of her father's death, she did clarify that it was not due to COVID-19 (Photos: Willy Gutiérrez Cultural Center)
Although Lisset did not specify the cause of her father’s death, she did clarify that it was not due to COVID-19 (Photos: Willy Gutiérrez Cultural Center)

“For your support and love thank you. Two hours of fasting in blood and 4 in platelets ANY TYPE OF BLOOD IN THE ABC HOSPITAL OF OBSERVATORY PLATELETS ARE URGENT!! IT’S NOT COVID,” Lisset wrote.

At that time, dozens of artists such as Gala Montes, Jose Ron, Tatiana Y Arthur Carmona as well as the Friends of Lisset joined in spreading the urgent request who sought to help Willy.

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Willy Gutiérrez, teacher of the Academy and father of singer Lisset, died