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Cape Town Jazz Festival in 2006.

Full Name: Zensi Miriam Makeba
Description: Vocalist, South Africa
Known For: Grammy Award-winning South African singer, also known as Mama Afrika.
Instruments: Voice
Music Styles: Easy Listening, Afrobeat
Location: South Africa
Web Site: http://www.leopardmannen.no/m/makeba.miriam.asp
Date Born: 4th March 1932
Location Born: Prospect Township, South Africa
Date Died: 9th November 2008
Cause Of Death: Heart Failure
Summary: Miriam Zenzi Makeba was born in Johannesburg in 1932. Her mother was a Swazi sangoma and her father, who died when she was six, was a Xhosa.
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