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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?
|Cause of death||Heart Attack|
|Age of death||76 years|
|Profession||World Music Singer|
|Birthday||March 4, 1932|
|Death date||November 10, 2008|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
I believe I can sing anything.Miriam Makeba
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.Miriam Makeba
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.Miriam Makeba
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.Miriam Makeba
I titled the album Reflections because I am reflecting on my music career.Miriam Makeba