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South African Grammy Award-winning singer and civil rights activist who worked against the apartheid and released the hit “Pata Pata.”
She married Sonny Pilay in 1959, then Hugh Masekela in 1964, and finally Stokely Carmichael in April 1968.
How did Miriam Makeba die?
Miriam Makeba's death was caused by heart attack.
|Cause of death||Heart Attack|
|Age of death||76 years|
|Profession||World Music Singer|
|Birthday||March 4, 1932|
|Death date||November 10, 2008|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
Age is getting to know all the ways the world turns, so that if you cannot turn the world the way you want, you can at least get out of the way so you won’t get run over.Miriam Makeba
For instance, we’re always fighting amongst each other. Who gives us the arms? And then we become indebted to wherever we are buying them from – with what? The very resources we need to keep there.Miriam Makeba
Everybody now admits that apartheid was wrong, and all I did was tell the people who wanted to know where I come from how we lived in South Africa. I just told the world the truth. And if my truth then becomes political, I can’t do anything about that.Miriam Makeba
And I believe that it becomes a troubled continent because there are those who must always cause confusion so that we do not keep these natural resources.Miriam Makeba
Well there is a lot of work here for younger and older musicians now. Our Ministry of Culture has now really embarked on changing things for artists, and it is getting much better. We just have to organize ourselves as artists, and then things will be better.Miriam Makeba