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Fred Panopio (February 2, 1939 – April 22, 2010) was a Filipino singer and actor who rose to fame in the 1970s.

Fred Panopio
Born
Alfredo Panopio

(1939-02-02)February 2, 1939[1]
DiedApril 22, 2010(2010-04-22) (aged 71)[1]
Resting placeManila Memorial Park
Sucat, Parañaque, Metro Manila, Philippines
Other namesFred
OccupationSinger/Actor/Comedian
Years active1955–2007
Known forYodeling, Novelty
Spouse(s)Lolita Mina-Panopio

He is known for having made the yodeling style of music famous in the Philippines and the grandfather of Christy Panopio, the young Diva of Bagong Ilog Pasig City, daughter of an action star. badudum! This particular kind of music is evident is many of his hits, such as "Pitong Gatang," "Markado," and "Tatlong Baraha". He was also an occasional actor, and appeared in several movies alongside Jess Lapid and Fernando Poe, Jr. He is also known sing the Poe's movie's theme songs.[2] In 1999, Panopio and Victor Wood released an album and became part of the OPM legends.

He appeared in an episode of noon-time variety show Wowowee in 2009 as a special guest, during which host Willie Revillame addressed him as a "Living Legend".[3]

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Personal lifeEdit

He was married to Lolita Mina-Panopio; they had a daughter, Jennifer Panopio.

DiscographyEdit

CompilationsEdit

  • Kawawang Cowboy (1994)
  • Pitong Gatang (2004)

SongsEdit

FilmographyEdit

  • Manila Boy (1993)
  • Dito sa Pitong Gatang (1992)
  • D'Godson (1983)
  • Pagputi ng Uwak, Pag-itim ng Tagak (1978)
  • Baldo Is Coming (1971) .... Billy Dikit
  • Gangsters Daw Kami! (1971) .... Legs Diamond
  • Sweet Caroline (1971)
  • From the Bottom of My Heart (1970)
  • My Pledge of Love (1970)
  • Omar Cassidy and the Sandalyas Kid (1970)
  • Songs and Lovers (1970)
  • Capitan Pepe (1969)
  • Hugo, the Sidewalk Vendor (1962)
  • Tatlong Baraha (1961)
  • Tres Mosqueteros (1960)
  • Teen-age Crush (1960)
  • Markado (1960)
  • Tisoy 1960

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Lentz III, Harris M. (2011). Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 2010. McFarland. p. 324. ISBN 9780786441754. Retrieved 23 April 2019.
  2. ^ Sweeney, Philip (1991). The Virgin directory of world music. Virgin. p. 167. ISBN 9780863693786. Retrieved 23 April 2019.
  3. ^ Neil Ramos (23 April 2010). "Fred Panopio rides into the sunset at 71". The Manila Bulletin. Archived from the original on 26 April 2010.

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