Hugh Masekela

Hugh Masekela

South African jazz trumpeter
With a background in South Africa's township music, he became a leading jazz/world fusion trumpeter and anti-apartheid activist.
BornApril 4, 1939
HometownWitbank, South Africa
Net worth$1.5 million
SpouseElinam Cofie (m 1999 - 2018) , Jabu Mbatha (m 1981 - 1997)
ChildrenSelema Masekela
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S.African jazz legend Hugh Masekela dies, aged 78

South African jazz legend Hugh Masekela has died aged 78, his family announced, triggering an outpouring of tributes to his music, his long career and his anti-apartheid activism.
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