Franco Luambo Makiadi

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Biography

François Luambo Luanzo Makiadi (6 July 1938 – 12 October 1989) was a major figure in twentieth century Congolese music, and African music in general. He is widely referred to as Franco Luambo or, simply, Franco. Known for his mastery of rumba, he was nicknamed the "Sorcerer of the Guitar" for his seemingly effortlessly fluid playing. As a founder of the seminal group OK Jazz, he is counted as one of the originators of the modern Congolese sound.

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First Name
Middle Name
Last Name
Other Names
Franco
Age
51 (age at death)
Date of Birth
Date of Death
Star Sign
Cancer
Occupation
Singer, songwriter, guitarist
Genre
Rumba
Music Genre
Year(s) Active
1950-1980s
Music Style
Instrument
Instrument
Guitar
Vocals
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