How Did Miriam Makeba Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Miriam Makeba death

The world music singer Miriam Makeba passed away at age 76, respectable.

Biography - A Short Wiki

South African Grammy Award-winning singer and civil rights activist who worked against the apartheid and released the hit “Pata Pata.”

She married Sonny Pilay in 1959, then Hugh Masekela in 1964, and finally Stokely Carmichael in April 1968.

How did Miriam Makeba die?

Heart Attack caused Miriam Makeba's death in 2008.

Information about the death of Miriam Makeba
Cause of deathHeart Attack
Age of death76 years
ProfessionWorld Music Singer
BirthdayMarch 4, 1932
Death dateNovember 10, 2008
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A


I believe I can sing anything.

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And why is our music called world music? I think people are being polite. What they want to say is that it’s third world music. Like they use to call us under developed countries, now it has changed to developing countries, it’s much more polite.

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It is very much the theme of our President, President Thabo Mbeki, whose passion is for Africa to work together, and for Africans to get up and do things for us. We are trying as women to do things for ourselves.

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I look at an ant and I see myself: a native South African, endowed by nature with a strength much greater than my size so I might cope with the weight of a racism that crushes my spirit.

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I titled the album Reflections because I am reflecting on my music career.

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