Alfredo Panopio, (1939-02-04)February 4, 1939, Nueva Ecija, Philippines
April 22, 2010(2010-04-22) (aged 71), Manila, Philippines
Fred Panopio (February 2, 1939 - April 22, 2010) was a Filipino singer and actor who rose to fame in the 1970s.
He is known for having made the yodeling style of music famous in the Philippines. This particular kind of music is evident is many of his hits, such as "Pitong Gatang," "Markado," and "Tatlong Baraha". He was also an occasional actor, and appeared in some movies alongside Jess Lapid and Fernando Poe, Jr. In 1999, Panopio and Victor Wood released an album, Certified Jukebox Kings.
He appeared in an episode of noon-time variety show Wowowee in 2009 as a special guest, during which host Willie Revillame addressed him as a "Living Legend".
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He was married to Lolita Mina-Panopio; they had a daughter, Jennifer Panopio.
Panopio died of cardiac arrest on April 22, 2010 at the Capitol Medical Center in Quezon City, aged 71 (10 days after Palito's death), according to his niece, Joy Esguerra Panopio.