South African singer Miriam Makeba dies at 76
Nov 10, 2008 | Posted by: The Associated Press | Full story: The Associated Press
Miriam Makeba, the South African singer known to fans worldwide as 'Mama Africa' who became an international symbol of the anti-apartheid struggle, died early Monday after performing a concert in southern Italy, a hospital said. She was 76.
An emergency room official at the Pineta Grande Clinic, a private facility in Castel Volturno, said the singer died after being brought there. Italy's ANSA news agency reported that Makeba may suffered a heart attack at the end of the concert for an Italian journalist threatened by the Naples-area Mafia.
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R.I.P. Mama Africa, You are a legend!!
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