By Sugam Pokharel and Karol Suarez, CNN
The ranchera star was in poor health after a fall in August that forced him to have surgery.
He was best known for his songs “Volver, Volver,” “Por Tu Maldito Amor,” and “El Rey.”
Fernandez — who has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame — was named Person of the Year by the Latin Recording Academy in 2002.
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