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Amanda Kloots shares videos and photos from the phone of the late Broadway star Nick Cordero

Amanda Kloots, the widow of beloved Broadway star Nick Cordero, continues to commemorate her husband on social media – this time sharing photos and videos from his phone after unlocking it for the first time since his death.

On Tuesday, the fitness instructor uploaded a montage of heartwarming photos and funny videos to her Instagram story that Cordero captured over the last weeks and months of his life.

“I just looked at Nick’s phone today [for the first time] and I will share with you some of the gems I have found, “Kloots told her 533,000 followers.

The slideshow of images she shared begins with a selfie of a smiling Cordero and his son, one-year-old Elvis, who also beams at the camera.

The photo was taken on March 16, just over two weeks before Cordero would be admitted to the intensive care unit at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, never to return.

Amanda Kloots (left), widow of beloved Broadway star Nick Cordero (right), continues to commemorate her husband on social media

On Tuesday, she started sharing photos and videos from his phone after unlocking it for the first time since his death.

On Tuesday, she started sharing photos and videos from his phone after unlocking it for the first time since his death.

Nick Cordero tragically passed away after fighting for more than 90 days in hospital for his life due to COVID-19 related complications

Nick Cordero tragically passed away after fighting for more than 90 days in hospital for his life due to COVID-19 related complications

On Tuesday, she started sharing photos and videos from his phone after unlocking it for the first time since his death. Cordero died on Sunday morning at the age of 41 after a long and turbulent battle with COVID-19, leaving him hospitalized for 94 days

The 41-year-old died on Sunday morning after a long and turbulent battle with COVID-19, leaving him hospitalized for 94 days.

On Monday, Kloots thanked her followers for helping make her husband’s dream of becoming a rock star a reality after she joined her every day at 3 p.m. during Cordero’s health battle to share his original song ‘Live Your Life’. sing in an attempt to help him recover.

And in her messages from Tuesday, Cordero’s love of songwriting is made abundantly clear.

In a sequence of videos, the 41-year-old riffs the blues on an orange electric guitar, shouting, ‘You only love me when I say goodbye. Only the heavens above me know the reasons why ‘, improvising while he plays.

Cordero, who starred as Sonny in A Bronx Tale, is also seen as an acapella version of ‘One of the Great Ones’ from the Broadway hit show as a tribute to one of his friends.

In another musical video, the artist amusingly improvises a song while standing on a sidewalk in New York.

“You can make a song about anything,” sings Cordero, listing and rhyming the objects and sights he sees around him.

The actor even makes himself laugh a number of times. In one case, he tries to include his dog, Freddie, whom he is holding, in the song, but the dog is “camera shy,” he chuckles.

The slideshow of images she shared begins with a selfie of a smiling Cordero and his son, one-year-old Elvis, who also beams at the camera. The photo was taken on March 16, just over two weeks before Cordero would be admitted to the intensive care unit of Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, never to leave

The slideshow of images she shared begins with a selfie of a smiling Cordero and his son, one-year-old Elvis, who also beams at the camera. The photo was taken on March 16, just over two weeks before Cordero would be admitted to the intensive care unit of Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, never to leave

The slideshow of images she shared begins with a selfie of a smiling Cordero and his son, one-year-old Elvis, who also beams at the camera. The photo was taken on March 16, just over two weeks before Cordero would be admitted to the intensive care unit of Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, never to leave

Another shows a family picnic in the park earlier this year, with Cordero sprawled on a blanket next to Kloots, which Elvis has nestled in her shoulder

Another shows a family picnic in the park earlier this year, with Cordero sprawled on a blanket next to Kloots, which Elvis has nestled in her shoulder

Another shows a family picnic in the park earlier this year, with Cordero sprawled on a blanket next to Kloots, which Elvis has nestled in her shoulder

In a sequence of videos, the 41-year-old riffs the blues on an orange electric guitar, shouting, 'You only love me when I say goodbye. Only the heavens above me know the reasons why ', improvising while he plays.

In a sequence of videos, the 41-year-old riffs the blues on an orange electric guitar, shouting, 'You only love me when I say goodbye. Only the heavens above me know the reasons why ', improvising while he plays.

Nick sings and plays the guitar

Nick sings and plays the guitar

In a sequence of videos, the 41-year-old riffs the blues on an orange electric guitar, shouting, ‘You only love me when I say goodbye. Only the heavens above me know the reasons why ‘, improvising while he plays.

In one image, Elvis sits on top of Cordero's shoulders as they both happily pose for their 'first car'

In one image, Elvis sits on top of Cordero's shoulders as they both happily pose for their 'first car'

In one image, Elvis sits on top of Cordero’s shoulders as they both happily pose for their ‘first car’

Crossed with Cordero’s v-logs, Kloots contained a number of family photos. In one image, Elvis sits on top of Cordero’s shoulders as they both happily pose for their ‘first car’.

Another shows a family picnic in a California park earlier this year, with Cordero sprawled out on a blanket next to Kloots, which Elvis has nestled in her shoulder.

Throughout his struggle for life, Kloots remained constantly on social media and informed her followers of his ailing health since his hospitalization in March, until his tragic death confirmed Sunday.

And in the days since she kept sharing memories of the Broadway star to celebrate the time they spent together.

Kloots’s Instagram story was preceded by a video montage she uploaded on her page earlier Tuesday, describing her five-year relationship with the Broadway star.

The video, curated by Kloots’ sister Anna, contains a variety of photos from 2015 to 2020.

“Another video of [Anna Kloots] Nick and I document from day 1 until now, ‘Kloots wrote on Instagram. “Nick used to say that we were completely different people who would normally never be together. We challenged each other and thereby made each other grow and change. ‘

The montage, which focuses on the years before Cordero, is packed with videos of the couple dancing together, enjoying date nights, vacations, Broadway shows, and even featuring celebrity cameos from people like Zach Braff, featuring who he and Kloots played together in Bullets and Broadway.

In another musical video, the artist amusingly improvises a song while standing on a sidewalk in New York

In another musical video, the artist amusingly improvises a song while standing on a sidewalk in New York

You can make a song about anything, 'sings Cordero, listing and rhyming the things he sees around him.

You can make a song about anything, 'sings Cordero, listing and rhyming the things he sees around him.

In another musical video, the artist amusingly improvises a song while standing on a sidewalk in New York. “You can make a song about anything,” sings Cordero, listing and rhyming the things he sees around him

Crossed with Cordero's v-logs, Kloots contained a number of family photos

Crossed with Cordero's v-logs, Kloots contained a number of family photos

Crossed with Cordero’s v-logs, Kloots contained a number of family photos

It also includes sweet photos of the couple enjoying their engagement, marriage and care for Elvis.

Kloots and Cordero started dating shortly after meeting while they were a star in Bullets on Broadway. They became engaged in March 2017 and married in September of the same year.

“We pushed each other’s buttons as best we could,” Kloots wrote. “He always looked at me and said,” I’m the most fortunate. “Well honey, I was happiest to spend five years with you and share a son who will always remember me. ‘

Kloots took to Instagram live on Monday to perform a heartbreaking rendition of Cordero’s original song Live Your Life for the last time.

As part of Monday’s broadcast, she also thanked her followers for their support during Cordero’s months-long hospitalization, praising them for helping him achieve his ultimate dream of becoming a rock star.

“We played this song a lot in Nick’s room with him yesterday and we sang to him and I kept telling him that the whole world was singing his song and knew who he was and what a great person he was,” Kloots cried as she wiped away tears under her sunglasses.

“I just wanted him to know that his dream of becoming a rock star came true. And sometimes your dreams happen and you can’t fully embrace them, but Nick’s dream of becoming a rock star certainly happened and it was because of you. ‘

Kloots and Cordero (pictured in 2016) started dating shortly after meeting while starring in Bullets on Broadway. They became engaged in March 2017 and married in September of the same year

Kloots and Cordero (pictured in 2016) started dating shortly after meeting while starring in Bullets on Broadway. They became engaged in March 2017 and married in September of the same year

Kloots and Cordero (pictured in 2016) started dating shortly after meeting while starring in Bullets on Broadway. They became engaged in March 2017 and married in September of the same year

Cordero's death was announced by his wife Kloots in a heartbreaking post on Instagram

Cordero's death was announced by his wife Kloots in a heartbreaking post on Instagram

Cordero’s death was announced by his wife Kloots in a heartbreaking post on Instagram

She added that the daily tradition also “always” gave her a sense of comfort and helped her through her darkest times.

“There were days when I didn’t think I could get on social media and sing, but I always felt better after I did that. … It always made me feel better. Singing and dancing is a great way to get some therapy into your life, ”she said.

Less than 24 hours earlier, Kloots announced the tragic death of Cordero on Instagram.

In her emotional statement, she said she was still in a state of “disbelief” and called Cordero a bright light that she couldn’t believe who was no longer in her or Elvis’ life.

“Life throws so many things at you,” Kloots thought Monday. “It could be this horrible virus like Nick had, you could lose your job, you could fight with a family member … all these things in your life that could make you hell. … keep fighting, keep singing, keep dancing, keep living.

“Thank you very much for all your support. I really, really, really appreciate it, ”Kloots concluded, struggling to hold back the tears.

“Nick left this earth with people around him who he loved listening to music. I don’t think he would have wanted anything else, so I think we gave him a good goodbye. I will miss him every day of my life for sure. ‘

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