Sixto Diaz Rodriguez who rose to international fame after being the subject of the Oscar-winning documentary ‘Searching for Sugar Man,’ has died.
The Detroit musician had been in declining health, with his family confirming his death just weeks after his 81st birthday.
Rodriguez was said to be ‘recovering well’ after undergoing surgery in March, to repair damage from a stroke in February.
Sixto Rodriguez is survived by his daughters – but who was Konny Koskos Rodriguez, Sixto Diaz Rodriguez wife?
Konny Koskos Rodriguez, Sixto Diaz Rodriguez wife
Konny Rodriguez is best known as the second wife of Rodriguez.
Sixto Rodriguez was married to Konny Rodriguez for nearly 40 years.
The pair tied the knot in 1984 and were together up until his 2023 passing.
They had one child together, Regan.
Prior to his marriage to Konny, he welcomed two daughters, Eva and Sandra, with his first wife, Rayma Rodriguez.
At this time, additional information on Konny’s personal life is unclear because she often stays out of the spotlight.
Who was Sixto Diaz Rodriguez?
Although Rodriguez wasn’t widely known in today’s music scene, the singer-songwriter made head waves in the 1970s.
While working on an assembly line in Detroit and playing music in clubs, he was discovered by producers Mike Theodore and Dennis Coffey, per Variety.
His debut album Cold Fact was released in 1970.