|Artist Birtday :||11/11/1944 (Age 32)|
|Born In :||Manila, Philippine|
|Occupation(s) :||Singer, Actor|
|Genres :||OPM, Original Pilipino Music|
He was born as Edgard Villavicencio Peregrina on November 11, 1944 to Octavio Peregrina of Pililla, Rizal and Nena Villavicencio of Cebu. Eddie started singing in amateur contests as a young child. He won the singing contest of DZXL’s “Tita Betty’s Children Show” at the age of six. After he graduated at Villamor High School in 1963, he became a professional singer, working as a vocalist for some bands, most notably the Blinkers Band in Japan. His biggest break came when he won the singing contest of Tawag ng Tanghalan, a popular TV variety show of the 60s and 70s.