This website is using a security service to protect itself from online attacks. The action you just performed triggered the security solution. There are several actions that could trigger this block including submitting a certain word or phrase, a SQL command or malformed data. You can email the site owner to let them know you were blocked. Please include what you were doing when this page came up and the Cloudflare Ray ID found at the bottom of this page. In the span of their professional career, APO Hiking Society emerged as a principal adherent of the musical movement termed Original Pilipino Music (OPM), a term coined by Javier, a milieu in which their original musical contributions and cultural influence became essential. He became involved in record production, talent management and organizing artists under the Organisasyon ng Pilipinong Mang-aawit (O.P.M., acronym translation: “Organization of Philippine Singers/musicians”). The group expanded its activities into establishing and furthering the careers of new OPM artists in the Philippines.In 2010, the APO Hiking Society, composed of Javier, Paredes, and Garrovillo decided to retire as a group after 41 years of activity. They performed a series of farewell concerts that started on February 14, 2010, and ended in May, just in time for the elections. In 2018, He retired from both singing and acting.Javier died of complications due to a prolonged illness at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute on October 31, 2022, at the age of 75, as confirmed by his daughter Justine.
Javier began his musical career in the late ’60s. He was already dabbling in performing solo and with other groups when he enrolled at the Ateneo de Manila University for college. He became part of a singing group named Danny, Mandy, and Alice, with Mandy Marquez and Alice Zerrudo. In 1970, Javier met Jim Paredes, Boboy Garrovillo, Ric Segreto, and 12 other original members of the Apolinario Mabini Hiking Society or known today as APO Hiking Society. Although he was a latecomer to the group, remember the members had been together since high school and in some cases, even grade school, Danny instantly became the lead vocalist. The group was formed and had its fledgling beginnings in 1969 at the Ateneo de Manila High School. After graduation, the majority of its members left to pursue individual careers, with only three members remaining, made up of Javier, Paredes, and Garrovillo.Javier also ventured in a T-shirt business called Pidro: Ang Saplot Ng Bayan, based on Pidro, a character he created about a man from the rural areas of the Philippines who came to Manila seeking good fortune. Pidro was selected as the official shirt of the Philippine Centennial celebrations in 1998. To date, the APO Hiking Society has released 27 albums and hundreds of songs over a career spanning four decades. Two hugely successful tribute albums were produced in 2006 and 2007 by its management group, featuring numerous young bands reinterpreting APO’s expansive repertoire, included many hit songs such as “When I Met You”, “Panalangin”, “Batang-Bata Ka Pa”, “Yakap Sa Dilim”, “Pumapatak Ang Ulan”, “Ewan”, “Handong Ng Pilipino Sa Mundo”, “Awit Ng Barkada”, “Mahirap Magmahal Ng Syota Ng Iba”, “Paano”, “Pag-ibig”, “Nakapagtataka”, “Di Na Natuto”, “Show Me A Smile”, “Blue Jeans”, “Tuyo Na’ng Damdamin”, “Kumot At Unan”, “Kaibigan”, “Sa’n Na Nga Ba’ng Barkada Ngayon”, “Bawat Bata”, “Princesa”, “American Junk”, “Lumang Tugtugin”, “Salawikain”, “Doo Bidoo”, and many among others. Javier’s compositions include “Show Me A Smile” (1976), “Pag-ibig” (1978), “Lumang Tugtugin” (1978), “Pumapatak ang Ulan” (1978), “Kaibigan” (1978), “Doo Bidoo” (1978), “Kabilugan ng Buwan” (1980), “Princesa” (1980), “Blue Jeans” (1981), “Salawikain” (1982), “Kumot At Unan” (1983), “Di Na Natuto” (1985), “Awit ng Barkada” (1991), “Just A Smile Away” (1992), “Isang Dangkal” (1999), and his last composition, “Lahat Tayo” (2022).Born in Abuyog, Leyte, Javier was the son of Leonardo “Andok” Javier Sr. of Leyte and brother of comedian George “Dyords” Javier, former actor turned photographer and government official Jimmy Javier, and former Javier, Leyte mayor and incumbent Leyte vice governor Leonardo “Sandy” Javier Jr., who also owns the Andok’s Litson Corporation food chain. He attended San Beda University and Ateneo de Manila University. Singer-actress Mica Javier is his niece. Javier’s son, Jobim, worked as a radio DJ at Jam 88.3 and as a stage theatre actor who was part of Eto Na! Musikal nAPO, a musical adaptation based on the first tribute album Kami nAPO Muna.
As a matter of fact, the two collaborated on 2016’s television miniseries Lo que escondían sus ojos, which translates roughly to “What Their Eyes Were Hiding,” and tells the story of the clandestine love between Ramón Serrano Súñer and the Marquise de Llanzol.Both Javier and Blanca seem to have been spending the past few months of winter up in the mountains, and have been sharing Instagram photos of their very cozy, snowy days.
Javier lived in General Santos City and frequently traveled to the United States. Javier, who survived kidney failure, pneumonia, emphysema, heart failure, hepatitis, diabetes, and sepsis, had a near-death encounter in 2011.When asked about his feelings on Danny Javier’s departure, Jim Paredes provided a statement to CNN Philippines in which he referred to his loss as “shattering.”
Lolita Javier shared a picture on social media that featured Danny Javier beside his brother, Leonardo “Sandy” Javier Jr., who holds the position of Vice Governor of Leyte.In 1969, Danny Javier Paredes and Boboy Garrovillo came together to create a vocal trio, and they had their first performance as a group in the same year.The business claimed that the Apo Hiking Society team at OPM helped to build OPM “to what it is today” and included photographs of the team members smiling and sobbing with Javier.He was known as one of the members and lead vocalist of the famous musical trio The APO Hiking Society, along with Boboy Garrovillo and Jim Paredes, who were the oldest of the group.“Just feeling the loss of an old faithful friend who knew what love is although sometimes it just doesn’t show. My friend lives on in his music,” he wrote.In terms of success as musical artists in the Philippines, there are few groups that have enjoyed the longstanding impact that the APO Hiking Society has. The three-man group has entertained legions of fans in their home nation and beyond since 1969 and over those decades has become a heavily awarded and critically acclaimed Filipino cultural institution.Unfortunately, fans are now reeling at the news that one-third of the group, Danny Javier, has passed away at 75 years old. With that being said, what exactly was his cause of death? Let’s unpack what we know so far.“In life, as in his death, our Pop never stopped fighting for what he loved, what he believed in, and what he was passionate about. He left this world with his passion and his strength of will intact and we know he would not have it any other way,” Justine added.
“Manong Danny, as member of the famous APO Hiking Society, spent significant years making landmarks on the Filipino music scene. Rest in Peace in the warm embrace of our Lord and our Lady. No more pain! You are free now and you can laugh and sing in heavenly peace!” she wrote in her touching post.Javier was married or not we are not sure. He had never shared his relationship details on the internet. His past relationship details are also not mentioned yet.
Javier is a part of the well-known Philippine singing ensemble APO Hiking Society, which debuted in the 1970s (the other members are Jim Paredes and Boboy Garovillo).King Harris, Tip’s 18-year-old son, has a reputation for grabbing attention with his adolescent pranks. Is King Harris in jail? King Harris is rapper T.I.’s son. King Harris, T.I., and YouTuber Charleston White are embroiled in increasingly intense drama. On Instagram Live, Charleston announced that he had informed the Atlanta Police Department and Fulton County…