Category:Miriam Makeba

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English: Miriam Makeba (* March 4, 1932 in Prospect Township near Johannesburg, South Africa; † November 20, 2008 in Castel Volturno, Italy) was a Grammy Award-winning South African singer, also known as Mama Africa.

Miriam Makeba 
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South African singer and civil rights activist
Date of birth 4 March 1932
Zenzile Miriam Makeba
Date of death 9 November 2008 / 10 November 2008
Castel Volturno
Manner of death
  • natural causes
Cause of death
Country of citizenship
  • singer
  • actor
Notable work
  • A Promise
Award received
  • Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres‎
  • Polar Music Prize (2002)
  • Otto Hahn Peace Medal (2001)
Official website
Authority control
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