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SA music legend Hugh Masikela has died


The legend of not just South Africa, but of many nations has died.

The jazz musician had been battling with prostate cancer for over 8 years and had been undergoing treatment for years until his last battle today. He was born 4 April 1939 and has died at 78 years old.

His family issued out a statement of his passing, stated that he passed peacefully in Johannesburg surrounded by his family.

Hugh Masikela was a South African’s best known for being a trumpeter, flugelhornist, cornetist, composer and singer.

Photo cred: sahistory.org.za

Rest in Peace father of South African Jazz.



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