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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.
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.
Gianopulos will receive the Taormina Film Festival's Arte Award--an honor that in the past has gone to such luminaries as Gina Lollobrigida, Miriam Makeba, Paul Schrader, Joel Schumacher, Andre Techine, Michael Douglas, Tom Cruise and Irene Papas.
Le film est traverse par la figure inoubliable de la diva de la chanson africaine, Miriam Makeba.
The anti-apartheid and government-challenging lyrics of musicians like South Africa's Miriam Makeba and Nigeria's Fela Kuti have largely been exchanged for party-hard, live-the-rich-life lyrics.
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.
12-15) draws from Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, interviews with Miriam Makeba, Christian prayers, and original text by Chipaumire.
Starting with tunes on the simple pennywhistle, the musical journey will take listeners through to the Kwela jazz sound and on to tunes from vocal legend Miriam Makeba, as well as South African musical icons Johnny Clegg and Mango Groove.
It was covered by many 1950s pop and folk revival artists, including The Weavers, Jimmy Dorsey, Yma Sumac, Miriam Makeba, and The Kingston Trio.