MICHEL KINGUE Author / Composer / Musician
(1933 - 2007)
Born in 1933 in Douala, Michel Kingue's musical career started in the fifties. After a stay in Libreville - Gabon, Kingue tried his luck in Europe, where he was one of the first who introduced Makossa to a Western public. In 1973 Michel Kingue recorded "Ndok'a mun'asu".
Michel Kingue's discography has a musical range from Makossa, Salsa, Congolese Rumba and various caribbean rhythms. Michel Kingue worked with artists such as: Eitel Tobo, Michel Eko, Manu Dibango and many others. Michel Kingue died in Paris on 1 June 2007. Read more about him on: Michel Kingue on Myspace