Manu Dibango

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Birthday
12, 1933
Birthplace
Douala, Cameroon
DEATH DATE
Mar 24, 2020 (86)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
12, 1933
Birthplace
Douala, Cameroon
DEATH DATE
Mar 24, 2020 (86)

About

Vibraphone and saxophone player who released the 1972 single "Soul Makossa."

Before Fame

He went to a colonial school and later joined African Jazz, a rumba group.

Trivia

He was the first chairman of the Cameroon Music Corporation.

Family Life

He was born in Douala, Cameroon to parents Duala and Yabassi lineage.

Associated With

His hit "Soul Makossa" served as an influence for the Michael Jackson song "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'."