Manu Dibango

About Manu Dibango

Birth Day: December 12, 1933
Birth Place: Douala, Cameroon

Manu Dibango

Manu Dibango was born on December 12, 1933 in Douala, Cameroon. Vibraphone and saxophone player who released the 1972 single "Soul Makossa."
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Popular As Manu Dibango
Occupation Saxophonist
Age 87 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born December 12, 1933 (Douala, Cameroon)
Birthday December 12
Town/City Douala, Cameroon
Nationality Cameroon

🌙 Zodiac

Manu Dibango’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Manu Dibango was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.

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Vibraphone and saxophone player who released the 1972 single "Soul Makossa."

Before Fame

He went to a colonial school and later joined African Jazz, a rumba group.


He became the first chairman of the Cameroon Music Corporation.

Family Life

He was born in Douala, Cameroon to parents of Duala and Yabassi lineage.

Associated With

His hit "Soul Makossa" served as an influence for the Michael Jackson song "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'."

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