Jukebox King Victor Wood dies at 75

Maris Federez   •   April 23, 2021   •   578

Victor Wood

MANILA, Philippines — Victor Wood,  the Philippines’ Jukebox King of the 1970s, passed away on Friday. He was 75.

Wood was reportedly rushed to the hospital at 9 a.m. due to complications from COVID-19, in which his oxygen saturation level dropped.

He was also brought to the hospital two days ago due to asthma.

Wood was one of the biggest music artists under Vicor Records and made a string of hit songs in the ‘70s which include “Mr. Lonely,” “I’m Sorry My Love,” “Fraulein,” “Eternally,” “Carmelita” and many others.

He also made a number of movies with Nora Aunor and other leading ladies.

Wood also tried joining the politics but failed in his senatorial bids in 2007 and 2013.

 

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