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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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He is now one of the most influential and inspiring musicians of his generation, and is counted in the same league as fellow luminaries Yossou N'Dour and Miriam Makeba.
Senegalese kora player Seckou Keita has spent nearly 20 years performing with major World Music stars including Yossou N'Dour and Miriam Makeba.
As well as any internal shifts that took place, another factor in this increased consciousness seemed to be Miriam Makeba, godmother to her daughter Lisa.
Taking cues from new historiographies that expand the period into a "long civil rights movement," from the 1940s to 1970s, Feldstein features the following cast in chronological order: Lena Horne, Miriam Makeba, Nina Simone, Abbey Lincoln, Diahann Carroll, and Cicely Tyson.
The reputed international handloom designers such as Junichi Arai and Reiko Sudo (Nuno Fabrics, Japan), Ann Richards (UK), European designers such as Laura Thomas, Drahomira Hampl, Margo Selby, Makeba Lewis, Katrin Hielle, Ptolemy Mann and Wallace Sewell & Emma Wallace used modern methods but preserved hand-woven quality.
Hailing from Johannesburg's East Rand and influenced by the likes of Miriam Makeba, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin and Nina Simone, Lira began writing and performing at age 16.
Last night, some of music's brightest stars joined us at the 66th Annual BMI/NAB dinner — our honoree, 10-time GRAMMY winner Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, whose songs have produced sales in excess of 500 million units worldwide; the prolific Claude Kelly; hitmaker Makeba Riddick; actress and songstress Emily Kinney; and country legend Randy Owen.
Le film est traverse par la figure inoubliable de la diva de la chanson africaine, Miriam Makeba.
we're lovers of all things stylish,” says CEO Makeba Frazier.
In the opening essay of this volume, Ruth Feldstein traces the international and US careers of South African singer Miriam Makeba in the turbulent 1960s.
The rooted singer draws his passion from the likes of Fela Kuti, Bob Marley and Miriam Makeba who left a legacy and put their countries on the map through the power of music.
Today, Google's innovative take on its home page logo celebrates what is the 81st birth anniversary of South African singer and civil rights activist, Miriam Makeba.