|Birth name Leah Navarro|
Genres Manila Sound
Origin Manila, Philippines
Name Leah Navarro
|Education Assumption College San Lorenzo|
Albums Re-Issue Series: Leah at Pag-ibig, Re-issue series: leah
Similar Moonstar88, Basil Valdez, Sheryn Regis, Yolly Samson, Rico J Puno
ang pag-ibig kong ito - leah navarro
Leah Lopez Navarro was still in her late teens when she became a major pop-music star in the Philippines in the 1970s-1980s.
Born to a well-off family, Leah's mom is Nelda Lopez Navarro, a singer herself who used have her own TV program The Nelda Navarro show. Leah was practically convent-bred and finished college at Assumption College in Makati City, around the time alumna Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo was teaching there.
Her singing talent was discovered while still in school and she went on to sing pop music hits of the 1970s-1980s such as Kailangan Kita and Saan Ako Nagkamali (both by George Canseco, Lagi na Lang (by Nonong Pedero) and Ang Pag-ibig Kong Ito which was later revived by Racel Tuazon, Moonstar88, Sheryn Regis, and most recently Frencheska Farr. Her interpretation of Isang Mundo, Isang Awit create 1976 and won the Grand Prize in the annual Metro Manila Popular Music Festival then actively sponsored by Imee and Irene Marcos, presidential daughters and music aficionados.
A number one critic of the President of the Philippines (Rodrigo Roa Duterte)