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African saxophonist Manu Dibango dies from coronavirus in Paris

The African saxophone legend Manu Dibango has died in Paris of the coronavirus.
 
Dibango - best known for his 1972 hit Soul Makossa - is one of the first global stars to die of COVID-19.
 
The 86 year old fused jazz and funk music with traditional sounds from his home country, Cameroon.
 
He collaborated with numerous artists over a long career, including US pianist Herbie Hancock.


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