Legendary Cameroonian musician, Manu Dibango, has lost his life after getting the coronavirus.

Few days ago, it was announced that the 84-year-old got contaminated with the viral virus.

Today, 24th March, it was announced that he died from this virus and will be buried in a private ceremony.

It was announced today on his Facebook page.

They wrote :

Chers parents, chers amis, chers fans,

Une voix s’élève au lointain…

C’est avec une profonde tristesse que nous vous annonçons la disparition de Manu Dibango, notre Papy Groove, survenue le 24 mars 2020 à l’âge de 86 ans, des suites du covid 19.

Les obsèques auront lieu dans la stricte intimité familiale, et un hommage lui sera rendu ultérieurement dès que possible.

Si vous le souhaitez, vous pouvez adresser vos condoléances à :

A Manu, Ad Lib…

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….

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