Singer-composer Bodjie Dasig, who popularized songs like ‘Ale (Nasa Langit Na Ba Ako)’ and ‘Sana Dalawa and Puso Ko’ passed away in California on Tuesday.

Dasig composed songs and produced albums for various Filipino artists, such as Rico J. Puno, Rachel Alejandro, Ariel Rivera, Lani Misalucha, and Odette Quesada, a fellow singer-songwriter who eventually became his wife.

In 1993, Dasig received several Awit Awards for “Best Performance by a Group”, “Best Ballad” and “Record of the Year” for his hit song “Sana Dalawa ang Puso Ko”.

He later pursued on a career as a jingle writer and musical scorer for the local advertising industry. Then, together with Quesada, they eventually settled in Southern California and involved himself in advertising for the Filipino Community.

News of Dasig’s death was confirmed thru APO Hiking Society member Jim Paredes over Twitter. “Confirmed: Bodie Dasig, songwriter of ‘Sana Dalawa ang Puso Ko’, husband of Odette Quesada passed away today too. OPM just lost 2 greats,” Paredes said.

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Christian Melanie Lee is a freelance community manager/social media manager, chatbot builder, social media consultant, and web developer. She is managing her other blogs under lifestyle, food, music/concert, and Hallyu niche. Last August 2020, her first website project, Choose Khiphop is one of the news authority about Korean Hiphop. Five months later, she and her friends formed a podcast called +82 Khiphop Podcast. In 2018, she had her stint as The Itchyworms' social media manager which led her to do music photography in her spare time. A year later, she had a short stint as road manager for the local band, Join The Club. Currently working as freelance community manager and music photographer.

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