Cameroon jazz maestro Manu Dibango dies from coronavirus


Cameroon jazz maestro Manu Dibango dies from coronavirus
Emmanuel N'Djoke Dibango, known as Manu Dibango, saxophonist and Franco-Cameroonian singer of world jazz, gestures to the crowds during his concert on June 29, 2018 at the Ivory Hotel Abidjan. (Photo by Sia KAMBOU / AFP)

Cameroon-born jazz singer and saxophone player Manu Dibango has died from a coronavirus infection, according to a statement on his official Facebook page on Tuesday.

“It is with deep sadness that we announce the loss of Manu Dibango, our Papy Groove, who passed away on 24th of March 2020, at 86 years old, further to covid 19,” it said.

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