June 14, 2024

Manu Dibango dies of Coronavirus in France

His fans called him “Papa Manu”, “The Dean” or simply “Manu”. On March 18, a press release posted on his Facebook page announced that he had been hospitalized following a coronavirus infection. The words were meant to be reassuring (“He is resting and recovering in serenity”). Manu Dibango, saxophonist and veteran of African musicians in

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