Cameroonian musicianDied when: 86 years 103 days (1035 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Emmanuel N'Djoké "Manu" Dibango (12 December 1933 – 24 March 2020) was a Cameroonian musician and songwriter who played saxophone and vibraphone.He developed a musical style fusing jazz, funk, and traditional Cameroonian music.
His father was a member of the Yabassi ethnic group, while his mother was a Duala.He was best known for his 1972 single "Soul Makossa".
He died on 24 March 2020 after a COVID-19 diagnosis.