Miriam Makeba

Miriam Makeba
1932 - 2008

Miriam Makeba  South African Vocalist

264
edit
Age
76
Zodiac

Who is she dating right now?

Rest in peace.

Relationships

Miriam Makeba was previously married to Stokely Carmichael and Hugh Masekela.

Miriam Makeba had encounters with Paul Simon and Harry Belafonte.

About

South African Vocalist Miriam Makeba was born Zensile Makeba Qgwashu Nguvama Yiketheli Nxgowa Bantana Balomzi Xa Ufnu Ubajabulisa Ubaphekeli Mbiza Yotshwala Sithi Xa Saku Qgiba Ukutja Sithathe Izitsha Sizi Khabe Singama Lawu Singama Qgwashu Singama Nqamla Nqgithi on 4th March, 1932 in Johannesburg, South Africa and passed away on 10th Nov 2008 Caserta Provincia di Caserta Campania, Italy aged 76. She is most remembered for most famous hits there including Pata Pata, The Click Song (Qongqothwane in Xhosa), and Malaika. Her zodiac sign is Pisces.

Miriam Makeba is a member of the following lists: Grammy Award winners, Wrasse Records artists and 2008 deaths.

Contribute

Help us build our profile of Miriam Makeba! Login to add information, pictures and relationships, join in discussions and get credit for your contributions.

Relationship Statistics

TypeTotalLongestAverageShortest
Married2 5 years 3 years, 6 months 2 years
Encounter2 - - -
Total4 5 years 1 year, 9 months 2 years

Details

First Name Miriam
Last Name Makeba
Full Name at Birth Zensile Makeba Qgwashu Nguvama Yiketheli Nxgowa Bantana Balomzi Xa Ufnu Ubajabulisa Ubaphekeli Mbiza Yotshwala Sithi Xa Saku Qgiba Ukutja Sithathe Izitsha Sizi Khabe Singama Lawu Singama Qgwashu Singama Nqamla Nqgithi
Alternative Name Mama Africa, Empress of African Song
Age 76 (age at death) years
Birthday 4th March, 1932
Birthplace Johannesburg, South Africa
Died 10th November, 2008
Place of Death Caserta Provincia di Caserta Campania, Italy
Cause of Death Heart attack
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Religion Protestant
Ethnicity Black
Nationality South African
Occupation Text Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Activist
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, world, Afropop, township
Music Genre International
Year(s) Active 1954–2008, 1953–2008
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, Strut, Mercury, Kapp, Suave, Reprise, Stern's Africa
Associated Acts Cuban Brothers, Manhattan Brothers, The Skylarks, Harry Belafonte, Hugh Masekela, Paul Simon, Bongi Makeba, Nina Simone, Dizzy Gillespie
Official Websites http://www.miriammakeba.co.za/, www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=31293589, www.miriammakeba.co.za/, http://www.miriammakeba.co.za

Zenzile Miriam Makeba (4 March 1932 – 9 November 2008), nicknamed Mama Africa, was a South African singer, songwriter, actress, United Nations goodwill ambassador, and civil rights activist. Associated with musical genres including Afropop, jazz, and world music, she was an advocate against apartheid and white-minority government in South Africa.

More about Miriam Makeba
Less about Miriam Makeba
edit

Dating History

Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Miriam Makeba76 PiscesVocalist
South African
Stokely Carmichael57 AquariusActivist
American
Hugh Masekela78 AriesTrumpeter
South African
Paul Simon78 LibraSinger
American
Harry Belafonte93 PiscesActor
American

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Sarafina!1992AngelinaMovie
Have You Seen Drum Recently?1989Movie
Amok1983Joséphine SempalaMovie
The Ed Sullivan Show1948Folk SingerTV Show

Discussions

Posted commentsView all comments (5)

sandileApr 13, 2010

great history ya......


Join the FamousFix discussion board >>

Recommended

Contributors

Top Contributors for Miriam Makeba

Edit Page

Help keep Miriam Makeba profile up to date.

Six Degrees

Six Degrees Connections

Connect any celebrity with Miriam Makeba to see how closely they are linked... romantically!