Hamilton star Miguel Cervantes and his better half Kelly laid their daughter Adelaide to rest on Sunday, after the three-year-old tragically passed away last Saturday.
Adelaide died following a long-lasting battle with epilepsy, after suffering her first epileptic seizure at just 7 months old, and was diagnosed with both epilepsy and Infantile Convulsions (IS) while Miguel was in the process of auditioning for his renowned function in the hit musical.
On Sunday, the pair were signed up with by family, buddies and over 200 members of the general public at the Harold Washington Town Library in Chicago, Illinois to bear in mind their child in a 40-minute Celebration of Life service.
” To all of Adelaide’s army, to all who touched her and comforted her and attempted to save her, you will constantly belong of our family,” Miguel stated as he stood along with his better half, People reports. “Adelaide will live on in all of us.”
“I believe she’s dancing and smiling right now,” he said, noticeably overcome with feeling.
Remembering Adelaide, who would have turned four on Thursday, orchestral renditions of songs played through the venue, including The Beatles’ 1969 classic Here Comes the Sun and Seasons of Love from the musical Rent.
Numerous members of the Chicago production of Hamilton likewise stepped on phase to carry out Touch the Sky from the film Brave. They later carried out the song Til the Calm Comes, which Miguel penned for his child woman.
After a number of psychological readings, the service ended with a rousing performance of Proud Corazon from the movie Coco, as Miguel thanked everyone for attending.
Miguel is presently taking a break from his leading role in the Chicago production, nevertheless he plans to go back to the stage quickly.