Leonard Dembo’s Tombstone Finally Erected After 25 Years
27 October 2021
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The sungura legend Leonard Dembo’s tombstone has finally been elected 25 years after his sudden death in 1996.

Dembo died at the age of 37, over 25 years ago after a flourishing career that spawned 15 albums, and remains a favourite for many music lovers.

Last year, his Tazvivinga Dembo song, was ranked number 9 on ZBC.

Leornard Dembo’s grave

Speaking at the unveiling ceremony, one of Tembo’s children, Tendai said it was befitting for his father to be remembered this way.
“It is a huge honour for our father to be remembered in such a big way,” he said.

He added saying “We have been waiting for this moment over the years and I am glad that it has come at the right time. – State Media