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Zimbabwe: Legendary Zimbabwean Artist Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi Dies

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Jan 23, 2019 6:31 AM 2+ mon ago

Zimbabwe: Legendary Zimbabwean Artist Oliver Tuku Mtukudzi Dies

Africa has lost a musical icon with the death of legendary Zimbabwean artist Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi. He was one of Africa's top musicians. The continent mourns the death of an icon, and tributes continue to pour in. We at This Is Africa send our condolences to his family.

Veteran Zimbabwean musician Oliver Mtukudzi has died. The 66-year-old music superstar, whose career took him to the international stage, has been hospitalised for the past month.

Tuku passed away at the Avenues Clinic in Harare. Tuku was also a renowned businessman, philanthropist, human rights activist and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Southern Africa Region.

With 66 albums to his name, the music maestro was well respected, and he is undoubtedly one of Zimbabwe's most recognisable artists, commanding a huge following across Africa, and the world.

Mtukudzi began performing in 1977 when he joined the Wagon ...

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