BREAKING NEWS: Legendary South African Jazz Musician Dies On The Same Day Hugh Masekela And Oliver Mtukudzi Died
23 January 2021
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By A Correspondent| Legendary South African Jazz musician and anti apartheid activist Ntate Jonas Gwangwa has passed away on the same day Hugh Masekela and Zimbabwe’s Oliver Mtukudzi.

Masekela and Oliver Mtukudzi died on the 23rd of January.

Jonas Gwangwa has been unwell for some time and in 2019, he received medical attention at a military hospital in Tswane.

The celebrated activist, musician, songwriter and producer Jonas Gwangwa died at the age of 81.

Gwangwa used his music to communicate what was happening in South Africa during the struggle against apartheid.

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa conveyed his condolences to Gwangwa’s family, friends and colleagues in a tweet.

“A giant of our revolutionary cultural movement and our democratic creative industries has been called to rest; the trombone that boomed with boldness and bravery, and equally warmed our hearts with mellow melody has lost its life force.”