He was known as one of the members and the lead vocalist of the well-known musical group The APO Hiking Society, where he was the oldest member, along with Boboy Garrovillo and Jim Paredes. He coined the phrase “OPM,” which at first stood for “Music of the Philippines,”
In the late ’70s, Filipino pop songs—particularly ballads—and all Filipino-composed music gained popularity in the Philippines. Original Pinoy Music, Original Philippine Music, and Original Pilipino Music are further names for OPM. The phrase continued to be used to characterize the decades’ worth of popular Filipino music.
Cause Of Death
Javier died at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute on October 31, 2022, at the age of 75, as a result of complications brought on by a protracted illness, according to his daughter Justine.
Javier was 75 years old before his death.
Javier had four children. Justine, Juliene, Jameal and Jobim.
Danny Javier had an estimated net worth of $ 1 million at the time he died.
Javier was the son of Leonardo “Andok” Javier Sr.