Breaking News: Manu Dibango is no more.
Written by Jeremiah Ngwa on 24 March 2020
This news fell as a rumour fews days back with no official statement from the family. This morning, his official Facebook page was updated with this sad information.
Dear family, dear friends, dear fans,
A voice raises from far away…
It is with deep sadness that we announce you the loss of Manu Dibango, our Papy Groove, who passed away on 24th of March 2020, at 86 years old, further to covid 19.
His funeral service will be held in strict privacy, and a tribute to his memory will be organized when possible.
If you wish to express your condolences, please write to the following email :
To Manu, Ad Lib…
The legendary saxophonist was tested positive to Covid-19 on the 18th of March 2020 and was responding to treatmeng according to a source close to the family before the Lord called him.
Emmanuel N. Dibango developed a musical style fusing jazz, funk, and traditional Cameroonian music. He was a world class celebrity with many hit songs.
Rest in Peace Legend.