Susan Fernandez

 

 

Age: 52

 

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