Manu Dibango biography

Manu Dibango

Afrobeat, Musical Artist

1933 –

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Who is Manu Dibango?

Emmanuel "Manu" N'Djoké Dibango is a Cameroonian saxophonist and vibraphone player. He developed a musical style fusing jazz, funk and traditional Cameroonian music. He is a member of the Yabassi ethnic group, though his mother was a Duala. He is best known for his 1972 afrobeat single "Soul Makossa".

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Born
Dec 12, 1933
Douala
Also known as
  • Dibango, Manu
  • Manu Dibangu
  • Manu Dibongo
  • Emmanuel Dibango N'Djocke
Children
Nationality
  • Cameroon
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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