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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|
It was hard to be away from home, but I am glad that I am home now.Miriam Makeba
I look at an ant and I see myself: a native South African, endowed by nature with a strength much greater than my size so I might cope with the weight of a racism that crushes my spirit.Miriam Makeba
And why is our music called world music? I think people are being polite. What they want to say is that it’s third world music. Like they use to call us under developed countries, now it has changed to developing countries, it’s much more polite.Miriam Makeba
It’s a really unfair world because life is, where I am; all day long we listen to American music. So I don’t see why the radios in the U.S. cannot even put aside one hour a day just to play music that is not American.Miriam Makeba
You are damned and praised, or encouraged or discouraged by those who listen to you, and those who come to applaud you. And to me, those people are very important.Miriam Makeba