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South African jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist Hugh Masekela dies at 78

South African jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist Hugh Masekela dies at 78

Susan Strasinger, Obituary

January 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Memorials and Obituaries, Music Reviews, News, Showcase, Video

Johannesburg - South Africans and music fans across the world are mourning the passing of the legendary jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist, Hugh Masekela, who died on Tuesday aged 78. Masekela is perhaps most famously known for his trumpet performance of the seminal work, "Grazin' in the Grass." Ho...

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