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Hugh Masekela - Wikipedia

Hugh Ramapolo Masekela (4 April 1939 – 23 January 2018) was a South African trumpeter, flugelhornist, cornetist, composer and singer. He has been described as "the father of South African jazz." Masekela was known for his jazz compositions and for writing well ...

HUGH MASEKELA | The Official Site

News Leaving a Legacy: the Hugh Masekela Heritage Foundation 6th February 2018...to unearth, preserve and promote Africa's heritage and culture through arts and education and to restore Africa's identity and share it with the world... ...

Hugh Masekela Discography at Discogs

Complete your Hugh Masekela record collection. Discover Hugh Masekela's full discography. Shop new and used Vinyl and CDs. ... South African flugelhorn and cornet player. In 1961, as part of the anti-apartheid campaign, he was exiled to the United States where ...

HUGH MASEKELA: BIOGRAPHY - Doug Payne

BIOGRAPHY Hugh Ramopolo Masekela was born on April 4, 1939, in Witbank, South Africa. He began singing and playing piano as a child. But at age 14, after seeing the film, YOUNG MAN WITH A HORN, where Kirk Douglas portrays American ...

Hugh Masekela, Trumpeter and Anti-Apartheid Activist, Dies at 78 - The New York Times

Hugh Masekela, a South African trumpeter, singer and activist whose music became symbolic of the country’s anti-apartheid movement, even as he spent three decades in exile, died on Tuesday in Johannesburg. He was 78. His death was confirmed by Dreamcatcher, a communications agency that represented

Hugh Masekela | Biography, Albums, Streaming Links | AllMusic

Find Hugh Masekela bio, music, credits, awards, & streaming links on AllMusic - With a background in South Africa's township… ... With a background in South Africa's township music as well as swing and bop, he became a leading émigré trumpeter and an ...

Hugh Masekela | South African History Online

Hugh Ramopolo Masekela was born on 4 April 1939 in Witbank, near Johannesburg. Masekela showed musical ability from a young age, and began to play piano as a child. ... African Music Encyclopedia: Hugh Masekela [online] Available at: africanmusic.org ...

Hugh Masekela (@hughmasekela) | Twitter

The latest Tweets from Hugh Masekela (@hughmasekela). Human Rights Activist, Musician, Husband, Composer, Brother, Performer, Father, Artist, Friend. JHB, South Africa ... Trumpeters Herb Alpert (left) and Hugh Masekela performing on stage, USA, May ...

HUGH MASEKELA official European Website at Griot

Hugh Masekela has died 23rd January 2018 - peacefully and surrounded by his loved ones. He was the heart and soul of Griot - not only as one of the greatest entertainers, but also as the most wonderful human being

SA jazz legend Hugh Masekela dies

JOHANNESBURG - Legendary jazz musician Hugh Masekela has passed away following a battle with prostate cancer. In a statement released this morning, the Masekela family says the music icon passed away in Johannesburg surrounded by his loved ones after fighting a courageous battle with prostate cancer


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