The weekend brought the tragic news of the passing of Constantinos Tsobanoglou aka Costa Titch, a well-known South African artist. He passed away after collapsing on stage at the height of his festival performance. Although he was young – just 28 years old – he lost consciousness and had to be helped by emergency personnel.
Despite coming back to consciousness after a brief period, he quickly collapsed again for a second time which raised alarm bells among those present during the show. Emergency responders and members of his crew made immediate attempts at resuscitation but unfortunately, their endeavours did not prove successful. The exact cause behind his collapse remains unknown at this point in time as further investigation is needed to ascertain it properly.
The mournful news of Costa’s passing was confirmed by the family and a statement was made public through his official Instagram account.
From the moment word spread, followers expressed their sympathies online and lauded the performer for his exceptional musical talents.