Miriam Makeba  South African Vocalist

Current Status

Miriam Makeba passed away on 10th Nov 2008 aged 76.

Relationships

Miriam Makeba was in relationships with Hugh Masekela (1964 - 1966), Paul Simon and Harry Belafonte.

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Miriam Makeba is a 76 year old South African Vocalist. Born Zensi Miriam Makeba on 4th March, 1932 in Johannesburg, South Africa, she is famous for most famous hits there including Pata Pata, The Click Song (Qongqothwane in Xhosa), and Malaika in a career that spans 1954–2008. Her zodiac sign is Pisces.

Miriam Makeba is a member of the following lists: Grammy Award-winning artists, South African people of Swazi descent and 20th-century singers.

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Dating History

Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Miriam Makeba76 PiscesVocalist
South African
Stokely Carmichael57 CancerActivist
American
Hugh Masekela77 AriesTrumpeter
South African
Harry Belafonte89 PiscesActor
American
Paul Simon74 LibraSinger
American

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Sarafina!1992AngelinaMovie
Have You Seen Drum Recently?1989Movie
Amok1983Joséphine SempalaMovie

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sandileApr 13, 2010

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Miriam Makeba

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Zenzile Miriam Makeba (4 March 1932 – 9 November 2008), nicknamed Mama Africa, was a South African singer and civil rights activist....

Confirmed Relationships4
Longest Relationship5 yrs
Shortest Relationship2 yrs
Average Relationship Length1 yr, 9 mths
First Name Miriam
Last Name Makeba
Full Name at Birth Zensi Miriam Makeba
Alternative Name Mama Africa
Age 76 (age at death) years
Birthday 4th March, 1932
Birthplace Johannesburg, South Africa
Died 10th November, 2008
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Ethnicity Black
Nationality South African
Occupation Text Singer-songwriter, actress
Occupation Vocalist
Claim to Fame most famous hits there including Pata Pata, The Click Song (Qongqothwane in Xhosa), and Malaika
Music Genre (Text) Marabi, World music, folk, pop rock, jazz, Afro-soul
Music Genre International
Year(s) Active 1954–2008
Music Style Pop/Rock, Worldbeat, South African Pop, South African Folk, African Traditions, African Folk, Afro-Pop, International Pop, Folk, Political Folk, Southern African
Music Mood Summery, Stylish, Exuberant, Earthy, Organic, Confident, Provocative, Passionate, Romantic, Energetic
Instrument Vocals
Record Label Manteca, RCA, Mercury Records, Kapp Records, Collectables, Suave Music, Warner Bros., PolyGram, Drg, Stern's Africa, Kaz, Sonodisc
Official Websites http://www.miriammakeba.co.za/
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