Lucia Bosé, Italian Actress and Mother of Pop Star Miguel Bosé, Dies at 89

Lucia Bosè
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Lucia Bosè arrives at the 2013 Latin Recording Academy Person Of The Year honoring Miguel Bose at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center on Nov. 20, 2013 in Las Vegas.

Lucia Bosé, the Italian actress and mother of Spanish Pop star Miguel Bosé, has died at age 89.

Miguel Bosé confirmed his mother’s death via social media on Monday (March 23). "Dear mother Lucía Bosé has just passed away. She is in the best of places," he wrote.

According to Spanish news reports that cited information provided by family members, Lucia Bosé died of pneumonia in her Brieva, the small town in Spain where she lived. Some outlets reported that her death came after being infected with the coronavirus, though Billboard has not yet been able to confirm.

Bosé was known for her roles in movies including Fellini’s Satyricon and Death of a Cyclist, directed by Jaun Anotnio Bardem (Javier Bardem’s father). A great beauty who was crowned Miss Italy when she was a teenager, she married the famous Spanish bullfighter Miguel Dominguín.

The dashing couple, who were married from 1955-1967, had three children, Miguel, Lucia and Paula. After leaving her career to raise her family, Bosé occasionally returned to the screen in small film roles.

See Miguel Bosé's tweet below.