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Miriam Makeba
  • Name: Miriam Makeba
  • Born: 03/04/1932
  • Died: 11/09/2008 (76 years old)
  • Occupation: Singer, songwriter, actress, activist
  • Website: www.miriammakeba.co.za

Zenzile Miriam Makeba (4 March 1932– 9 November 2008), nicknamed Mama Africa, was a South African singer, songwriter, actress, United Nations goodwill ambassador, and civil rights activist. Associated with musical genres including Afropop, jazz, and world music, she was an advocate against apartheid and white-minority government in South Africa.

Birth Name: Zenzile Miriam Makeba

Alias: Zenzile Miriam Makeba[1]

Genre: Marabi, world, Afropop, jazz, township

Birth Place: Prospect Township, Johannesburg, Union of South Africa

Death Place: Castel Volturno, Italy

Website: www.miriammakeba.co.za

Source: Wikipedia

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