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House pays tribute to ‘legendary music icon’ Danny Javier and sympathizes with his family

Daniel “Danny” Javier — APO ALBUM COVER

MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives has passed House Resolution No. 530, honoring the late Daniel “Danny” Javier of the famous Filipino musical group APO Hiking Society and expressing condolences to his family.

“Tributes poured in for this legendary music icon who never stopped fighting for what he loved, what he believed in and what he was passionate about,” states the resolution approved by President Martin Ro, mualdez during Wednesday’s session.

“For his distinguished contribution to Filipino pop music, and for all his songs and compositions, Danny Javier will always be remembered with the greatest respect and admiration, and his genre of music will leave a smile on the face of many Filipinos”, also said the resolution. Remarks.

The 75-year-old musician died of a persistent illness on October 31. His death sparked an outpouring of grief on social media from his family, circle of friends, colleagues in the music and entertainment industry, and fans and followers across generations. here. and abroad.

READ: A life beyond existence: OPM icon Danny Javier; 75

The APO Hiking Society led by Javier, Jim Paredes and Boboy Garrovillo is considered one of the pillars of original Filipino music or OPM.

House Resolution No. 530 was introduced by Romualdez, Majority Leader Manuel Jose Dalipe, Minority Leader Marcelino Libanan, Deputy Principal Majority Leader Ferdinand Marcos III, and Tingog Yedda party representatives Marie Romualdez and Jude Acidre.

House leaders said a copy of the resolution would be provided to Javier’s family.

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