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Manuel Kabajar Cabase was born on 1 January, 1921 in Cebu, Philippine Islands, is an artist. Discover Manuel Kabajar Cabase's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 82 years old?

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Occupation Composer, multi-instrumentalist, bandleader, singer
Age 82 years old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Born 1 January, 1921
Birthday 1 January
Birthplace Cebu, Philippine Islands
Date of death (2003-12-23)
Died Place San Francisco, California, United States
Nationality United States

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Manuel Kabajar Cabase Net Worth

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In 1945, Cabase married his best friend, Priscilla Campogan at the end of the Japanese Occupation. Cabase organized the group Music Makers, together with his brother Siux. When the Music Makers disbanded, Cabase founded The Three Kings, which eventually evolved into the popular Vikings featuring Visayan singing stars: Stacs Huguete, Ramonito Del Rosario, Maning Aballe, and Art Maloy. The group disbanded in 1962. In 1963, Cabase founded The Sounds, a group of singing musicians and starred his daughter Amapola. He eventually turned over the leadership of the group to his daughter, and under his guidance, Amapola and the Sounds became the country’s biggest musical sensation. In 1972 his daughter Amapola joined a road tour of Hawaii, followed in 1973 by a stint at the Carlyle Hotel for the Philippines First Lady Imelda Marcos. With Amapola’s career firmly entrenched in the United States, Cabase and his wife, Sheila, joined their daughter and their group reunited at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco from 1977 to 1982.


In 1935 at the age of 15, Cabase became a member of the Cebu Swingmasters with his equally talented brothers Narding and Siux. His rapidly developing talents not only as a performer but as composer and arranger launched Cabase to the position of Bandleader at only 17 years of age.


Manuel Kabajar Cabase a.k.a. Mahnee Cabase or Manny Cabase (January 1, 1921 in San Nicolas, Cebu City–December 23, 2003 in San Francisco, California) is a Filipino composer, instrumentalist, and musical director for Visayan movies. Cabase was a singer, songwriter, musical director, computer musician, instrumentalist of at least 28 musical instruments, arranger, conductor, bandleader and musical director. He is also known to his fans as Manny Cabase in the Philippines and/or Mahnee Cabase in the USA. Cabase is the father of the nationally known singer, author, actress, Amapola. Cabase's music is now included in the new Jose R. Gullas Halad Museum in Cebu City. The Halad Museum opened its doors and honoring Cabase and other awardees on February 2, 2010.