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Diomedes Maturan
Born(1940-08-16)August 16, 1940
Bacolod City, Negros Occidental Province, Visayas, Philippine Islands
DiedApril 7, 2002(2002-04-07) (aged 61)
Manila City, Metro Manila, Luzon, Philippines
Occupation(s)Singer, actor
Years active1955–1990s

Diomedes Maturan (August 16, 1940 – April 7, 2002) (tagged the "Perry Como of the Philippines" and "The Golden Voice") was an actor who played in Botika sa Baryo (1960) and a grand champion in Tawag ng Tanghalan.[1]

Early life

Diomedes was born in Bacolod City, Negros Occidental Province.


He rose to fame by winning the popular singing competition "Tawag ng Tanghalan" for his song "Rose Tattoo" in 1955.


Maturan died on April 7, 2002, of heart attack at age 61 in the City of Manila.



  1. ^ "Maturan laid to rest". The Philippine Star. 14 April 2002. Retrieved 7 March 2017.