Filipino music stars who deceased at age 73

Here are 2 famous musicians from Philippines died at 73:

Abdulwahid Bidin

Abdulwahid Bidin (April 7, 1925 Sitangkai-February 2, 1999) was a Filipino lawyer and judge.

He was the 21st chief justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines, serving from 1987 until his retirement in 1991. Prior to becoming chief justice, Bidin was appointed as associate justice of the Supreme Court in 1986 by President Corazon Aquino. He was known for his integrity and considered to be one of the most respected judges in the country during his time. Before becoming a judge, Bidin obtained his law degree from the University of the Philippines in 1949 and went on to establish his own law firm. He also served as a legal adviser to various government agencies before his appointment to the judiciary. Outside of his legal career, Bidin was an accomplished musician and composer, and was recognized for his contributions to Muslim music in the Philippines.

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Paquito Diaz

Paquito Diaz (May 28, 1937 Arayat-March 3, 2011 Daraga, Albay) a.k.a. Francisco Bustillos Diaz, The King of Kontrabida or The Father of Kontrabida of Blockbuster Hit was a Filipino film director, actor and basketball player. He had two children, Cheska Diaz and Joko Diaz.

Paquito Diaz started his career in the film industry as an extra but eventually made his way up to supporting roles and villain roles. He was known for his portrayal of the antagonist in many action films, giving popular actors a formidable opponent to overcome. He appeared in over 500 films throughout his career, making him one of the most prolific actors in Philippine cinema. He also ventured into directing and produced several films in the 1990s. Aside from his work in films, he was a skilled basketball player and played for several teams in the 1960s. Diaz was highly respected in the industry and known for his dedication to his craft. His legacy as one of the most iconic villains in Philippine cinema will be remembered for generations to come.

He died as a result of pneumonia.

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