Ram Herrera admitted to hospital with pneumonia and collapsed lung

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Tejano music legend Ram Herrera was admitted to the hospital late Friday night (July 7) with pneumonia and a collapsed lung.

VMB Music Group‘s Jorge Marroquin released a statement on the 57-year-old singer’s condition.

“On behalf of Ram Herrera and his family, we would ask you to please keep Ram in your prayers. Ram has been admitted into the hospital due to a collapsed lung and pneumonia. No additional information is available at this time. Ram is alert and in good hands. We would ask first for your prayers and second that you would kindly respect the family’s privacy at this time. As more information comes available, we will continue to update y’all.”


The singer and songwriter, who is not only a staple on the Texas music scene but is considered one of its legends, has received a Tejano Music Award as Male Entertainer of the Year and a Lifetime Achievement Award from The Tejano Music Awards. He began his professional career with David Lee Garza y Los Musicales in 1980.

Tejano Nation will have more details on Herrera’s condition as they become available.

About Romeo (1220 Articles)
Romeo is media professional with over 20 years of experience in radio and digital media. He is the Managing Editor for, the premiere website for Tejano music, news and entertainment and oversees programming for Q99.5 in San Angelo, Texas.

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