Summary: Filipino singer and political activist best known for her protest music, especially at the height of the authoritarian regime under the country's former corrupt President Ferdinand Marcos who also became well known in east Asia's entertainment circles for her award-winning rendition of the 1990 feminist anthem Babae Ako and later dubbed the "Nightingale of the Philippine progressive political movement."
Cause of Death: Ovarian cancer
Born: August 3, 1956
Died: July 2, 2009
Location: Pasig City, Philippines