Manu Dibango

1933 - 2020

Manu Dibango

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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Manu Dibango has received more than 420,123 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 522nd most popular musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 420k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 52.94

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.59

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.68

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Manu Dibango ranks 522 out of 2,258Before him are Lee Soo-man, Elvis Costello, Robert Wyatt, Tony Sheridan, Randy Rhoads, and Eugene Ormandy. After him are Jan Kubelík, Jeff Porcaro, Anton Karas, Curtis Mayfield, Enrico Toselli, and Moby.

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Among people born in 1933, Manu Dibango ranks 136Before him are Ko Un, Edward Bunker, Miloš Milutinović, Dan Flavin, Will Sampson, and Hannelore Kohl. After him are Cissy Houston, Tim Conway, Vera Krepkina, Michel Hidalgo, Lee Radziwill, and Doyle Brunson. Among people deceased in 2020, Manu Dibango ranks 32Before him are Buck Henry, Bill Withers, Eddie Van Halen, Robert Conrad, Kobe Bryant, and Florian Schneider. After him are Wilford Brimley, Jean Kennedy Smith, Frances E. Allen, Rubem Fonseca, Rishi Kapoor, and Chadwick Boseman.

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In Cameroon

Among people born in Cameroon, Manu Dibango ranks 6 out of 83Before him are Paul Biya (1933), Roger Milla (1952), Ahmadou Ahidjo (1924), Samuel Eto'o (1981), and Issa Hayatou (1946). After him are Thomas N'Kono (1956), Patrick M'Boma (1970), Marc-Vivien Foé (1975), Mongo Beti (1932), Samuel Umtiti (1993), and Philémon Yang (1947).

Among MUSICIANS In Cameroon

Among musicians born in Cameroon, Manu Dibango ranks 1

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