Saturday, June 19, 2021

Manu Dibango

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The legendary Cameroonian Afro-jazz saxophonist, Manu Dibango died in a Paris hospital at 86 from complications after contracting the coronavirus while being treated for another illness.

He was best known for his 1972 song Soul Makossa and often fused jazz and funk music with traditional sounds from his home country of Cameroon.

“Cameroon is deeply saddened by this sudden death of a genius, respected for his musical performances, the sound of which continues to unite all hearts in Africa and the world,” 

Bidoung Mkpatt, Cameroon’s minister of arts and culture.
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