Singer Pedro Henrique dead at 30 after on-stage collapse
Pedro Henrique, a popular Brazilian musician, tragically passed away after losing consciousness during a religious performance in Brazil earlier in the week.
Wednesday night, while in the midst of playing, the 30-year-old lost his balance and collapsed to the floor midway through the song "Vai Ser Tão Lindo," as 7News.com reported.
The performer was seen chatting with the audience from an elevated section of the platform in footage shot by audience members before he stumbled and hit his head.
Other officials and the band sprang into action immediately to assist the performer. TMZ reports that Henrique was pronounced dead after being rushed to a nearby medical facility from the venue.
From Those Close to the Singer
Todah Music, the singer’s record label, said the artist died from a heart attack: “There are very difficult situations in life, for which we have no explanation. We just need to understand that the will of God prevails!” the company said in a statement began on Instagram.
“Peter was a cheerful young man, a friend to all. The only son, a present husband and super dedicated father There is no pastor or Christian in Brazil who says anything different: Peter is simple, he is a believer!" the statement added.
“What a smile! How nice is that! What a voice! Our kind of people who are great to have around!"
Love for the Singer
Henrique amassed over 1.1 million Instagram followers during his peak as a gospel artist, demonstrating the popularity the singer had garnered during his career.
Todah Music continued: “We believe Peter will have a prominent place in the great Heavenly Choir! Maybe singing “The Cross was mine”... or reminding us that God will honour our descendants!
“The songs in his voice will not die and his legacy will live on through his wife, his daughter Zoe and so many lives that have been and will be reached by Christ through the records of his voice!" the label added.
The company also added their "deepest condolences ... respect, [and] full support" to the singer's family and friends, saying that as they had "rejoiced so many times together, and now we cry with those who cry."
“The Christian music segment is mourning ... [Heaven's] choir receives an illustrious son: Pedro Henrique! See you soon dear brother!!! See you all soon" Todah Music concluded.