Bobby Enriquez

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Birthday
20, 1943
Birthplace
Philippines
Death Date
Aug 6, 1996 (53)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
20, 1943
Birthplace
Philippines
Death Date
Aug 6, 1996 (53)

About

Jazz artist known as the Wild Man of Mindanao for his fingerwork and for "attacking" the piano with elbows, wrists, and (finally) hands.

Before Fame

He was entirely self-taught until a base legal officer at the U.S. Air Force Officers Club in Tainan, Taiwan, enrolled him in a Berklee School of Music correspondence course. He finished the course in two weeks.

Trivia

He converted to Christianity in 1993 and quickly applied his musical abilities to the traditional hymnal.

Family Life

He married his wife Barbara with whom he had six daughters and two sons.

Associated With

He was a skilled martial artist who was known for his reflexes. Some said he may have been faster than Bruce Lee.

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