Against his wishes, Danny Javier didn’t go ‘quietly into the night’

In an August 2016 message to fellow songwriter Aaron Paul, Daniel “Danny” Javier said: “It’s not important to me that my name or my work is glorified or remembered…. I hope to go quietly into the night without the trappings of arrogance that fame brings to the frail human ego.”

Javier, who passed away at 75 on Oct. 31, did not exactly get his wish of fading “quietly into the night.”

Instead, his death has triggered a massive outpouring of grief all over social media from his family, his wide circle of friends, colleagues in the music and entertainment industry, and fans across generations whose lives were touched by the music of the iconic Apo Hiking Society.

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