The other face of Pablo Díaz: violinist, youtuber and winner of the Reina Sofía

Pablo Diaz was this Thursday, February 25, about to take the boat of ‘Pass word‘, In a program that made history in audiences but has also unleashed a lot of criticism among fans of the format. And it is that Antena 3 had been highlighting a video in its social networks in which we saw Díaz on the verge of tears, with 24 hits and only one letter, the h, to be hit.

And what really happened? That the Tenerife erred in
the last letter, staying on the verge of getting a prize of 1,294,000 euros and to become the first winner of ‘Pasapalabra’ in his stage on Antena 3. In any case, there is no doubt that Pablo Díaz has become one of the most important participants in the mythical contest, not only because he has already more than 170 programs, but for having broken several historical records of the format and, of course, for having won the affection of the public.

Pablo Díaz is on the verge of getting the boat.

Music, his great passion

But who is Pablo Díaz? The young man was born in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, but with a year of life his family moved to Madrid. If there is something that has marked his life, it is music, passion that runs in the family, since his father is a prestigious concert player and his mother, a piano teacher and music therapist. With five years, Díaz began his musical training and subsequently studied at the Reina Sofía School of Music, where he obtained a scholarship with the chamber group (violin, cello and piano) that allowed him to give concerts throughout the country.

Travel lover, the young man has visited numerous destinations, such as Rome, Chile or New York, as he himself shares on his social networks. His desire to see the world, together with his desire to advance in his musical training, led him to move to Amsterdam for a master’s degree in violin.

Almost two years ago, in addition, his musical career was rewarded when he received from Queen Sofía herself the Award for the most outstanding student of the Chair of Chamber Music. “The other day I had the great honor of receiving from the hands of Queen Sofía the Award for the most outstanding student of the Chair of Chamber Music, directed by Professor Marta Gulyás, together with my colleagues from Grupo Contrastes, Ángel Martín, Alejandro Viana and Tomás Alegre. I can’t be more happy and grateful! “, The musician wrote on Instagram together with a snapshot of that important day.

Díaz also has a YouTube channel (‘Pablo Díaz – Violin’) in which he has more than 2,500 subscribers. In it he shares videos of his spectacular performances. On the other hand, the contestant of ‘Pasapalabra’ also collaborates with solidarity initiatives such as Música en Vena, a non-profit association dedicated to bringing live music to hospitals.

Pablo Díaz was already in ‘Pasapalabra’

It should be remembered that the story of Pablo Díaz with ‘Pasapalabra’ goes back long before the format reached Antena 3. And the musician I had already participated in the program when it was still broadcast on Telecinco and presented Christian Galvez. Already then he drew attention to the contest with only 19 years, becoming one of the youngest participants to ever go through the program. This Thursday, Díaz was on the verge of being able to add another milestone to his successful career, although he still has many chances of winning the ‘Pasapalabra’ award and to make history again in the contest.

Pablo Díaz remains at the gates of getting the boat.
Pablo Díaz is on the verge of getting the boat.