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Miriam Makeba


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Miriam Makeba
   was an   
Activist
South African Singer and Activist. Known as 'Mama Africa', her songs inspired millions to continue the struggle against apartheid. In the United States she became a star, touring with Harry Belafonte in the 1960s and winning a Grammy award with him in 1965 for “An Evening With Belafonte/Makeba.” Such was her following and fame that she sang in 1962 at the birthday party of President John F. Kennedy. She also performed with Paul Simon in his “Graceland” concert in Zimbabwe in 1987. b. 4 March 1932 (Johannesburg, South Africa) d. 10 November 2008 (Castel Volturno, Italy)
Miriam Makeba
   was a   
Musician
South African Singer and Activist. Known as 'Mama Africa', her songs inspired millions to continue the struggle against apartheid.
Mama Africa
   is a nickname of   
Miriam Makeba






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