Makeba


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Makeba

Miriam. born 1932, South African singer and political activist; banned from South Africa from 1960 to 1990
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I would argue that Makeba was the more active of the two musicians, going so far as to address the United Nations Special Committee on Apartheid on 16 July 1963--an act that prompted the South African government to ban all her records (p.
Miriam Makeba was seen as the spirit of black Africa.
South African anti-apartheid singer Miriam Makeba has died aged 76 after being taken ill during a concert in Italy.
Erna Muundjua Chimu, an up and coming jazz musician, credits her unique sound to the influences of Miriam Makeba, Salif Keita and Angelique Kidjo.
Influenced by the work of Miriam Makeba, Aretha Franklin, Jimi Hendrix and James Brown, as well as Togo's best-known singer, Bella Bellow, Angelique had become one of the most popular live acts in France by the end of the 80s.
In the past the festival has attracted international artists like Nitin Sawhney, Manu Dibango and Miriam Makeba.
In the late 1950s, Miriam Makeba and Hugh Masekala became the first African artists to find success in the West.
These are just a few responses I received after taking my South Eugene High School students to see Awele Makeba at Churchill High School's Human Rights Day.
Drawn from the documentary film on the role of music in the South African anti-apartheid struggle, this includes works by individual performers such as Hugh Masekela, Miriam Makeba, and politician-turned-activist-singer Vusi Mahlasela, as well as community choirs and rally recordings.
Well-known international artists - Hugh Masekela, Miriam Makeba, Abdullah Ibrahim - talk of their long exiles from their beloved country.
WELCOME: Jill Evans MEP, attending the World Summit, meets Miriam Makeba during her visit to Johannesburg's Alexandra Township yesterday
Likewise, The Black Experience teems with casual anecdotes of encounters with lions of black history: Du Bois, Nkrumah, Wright, Mandela, and Miriam Makeba all make appearances.