Miriam Makeba

Real Name:
Miriam Zenzi Makeba
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Nickname: Mama Africa

Born March 4th, 1932, in Johannesburg, South Africa
died November 10th, 2008, in Castel Volturno, Italy

Grammy Award-winning South African singer, also known as Mama Afrika.

She sang with The Skylarks (3) and The manhattan brothers, before landing a role in the musical King Kong in 1959. She left for London where she met Harry Belafonte, who invited her to America. Makeba is widely regarded as the first lady of South Africa traditional music. At one time married to Hugh Masekela, she became an international superstar in the USA and the UK, before being able to return to South Africa, once the political situation had improved.
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LPM-2267, LPM 2267 Miriam Makeba — Miriam Makeba Miriam Makeba Miriam Makeba (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor LPM-2267, LPM 2267 US 1960 Sell This Version
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LSO-6007, LSO-6007 (2) Belafonte Returns To Carnegie Hall — Miriam Makeba Harry Belafonte With Odetta, Miriam Makeba, The Chad Mitchell Trio And The Belafonte Folk Singers Conducted By Robert DeCormier Harry Belafonte With Odetta, Miriam Makeba, The Chad Mitchell Trio And The Belafonte Folk Singers Conducted By Robert DeCormier - Belafonte Returns To Carnegie Hall (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor LSO-6007, LSO-6007 (2) US 1960 Sell This Version
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KL 1274 The Many Voices Of Miriam Makeba — Miriam Makeba Miriam Makeba The Many Voices Of Miriam Makeba (Album) Kapp Records KL 1274 US 1962 Sell This Version
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LPM-2750 The World Of Miriam Makeba — Miriam Makeba Miriam Makeba The World Of Miriam Makeba (Album) RCA Victor LPM-2750 US 1963 Sell This Version
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LPM2845 The Voice Of Africa — Miriam Makeba Miriam Makeba The Voice Of Africa (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor LPM2845 South Africa 1963 Sell This Version
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LSP-3420 An Evening With Belafonte/Makeba — Miriam Makeba Harry Belafonte, Miriam Makeba Harry Belafonte, Miriam Makeba - An Evening With Belafonte/Makeba (Album) RCA Victor LSP-3420 US 1965 Sell This Version
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LPM 10372 Makeba Sings! — Miriam Makeba Miriam Makeba Makeba Sings! (Album) RCA Victor LPM 10372 Spain 1965 Sell This Version
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20087 SMCL, 134 016 MCY The Magnificent Miriam Makeba — Miriam Makeba Miriam Makeba The Magnificent Miriam Makeba (Album) Mercury, Mercury 20087 SMCL, 134 016 MCY UK 1966 Sell This Version
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RD.7808 The Magic Of Makeba — Miriam Makeba Miriam Makeba The Magic Of Makeba (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor RD.7808 UK 1966 Sell This Version
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20095 MCL, 124 029 MCL All About Miriam — Miriam Makeba Miriam Makeba All About Miriam (Album) Mercury 20095 MCL, 124 029 MCL UK 1966 Sell This Version
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none Untitled — Miriam Makeba M.Makeba* Untitled(Acetate, LP) Not On Label none US 1966 Sell This Version
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RS-6253 In Concert — Miriam Makeba Miriam Makeba In Concert (Album) Reprise Records RS-6253 Australia 1967 Sell This Version
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R 6274 Pata Pata — Miriam Makeba Miriam Makeba Pata Pata (Album) Reprise Records, Reprise Records R 6274 Argentina 1967 Sell This Version
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RS 6310 Makeba! — Miriam Makeba Miriam Makeba Makeba! (Album) Reprise Records RS 6310 New Zealand 1968 Sell This Version
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687 804 PL Click Song — Miriam Makeba Miriam Makeba Click Song (Album) Fontana, Fontana International, Fontana, Fontana International 687 804 PL Spain 1968 Sell This Version
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SJET-8082 Miriam Makeba In Tokyo — Miriam Makeba Miriam Makeba Miriam Makeba In Tokyo Reprise Records SJET-8082 Japan 1968 Sell This Version
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RS 6381 Keep Me In Mind — Miriam Makeba Miriam Makeba Keep Me In Mind (Album) Reprise Records RS 6381 Germany 1970 Sell This Version
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40 64527 Appel A L'Afrique — Miriam Makeba Myriam Makeba* Appel A L'Afrique (Album) Editions Syliphone Conakry 40 64527 Italy 1971 Sell This Version
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INTS 1436 Forbidden Games — Miriam Makeba Miriam Makeba Forbidden Games (Comp, Album) RCA International, RCA International (Camden) INTS 1436 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
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ESP 155 506 A Promise — Miriam Makeba Miriam Makeba A Promise (Album) Disques Espérance ESP 155 506 France 1974 Sell This Version
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BMC(L) 541 Enregistrement Public Au Theatre Des Champs Elysees — Miriam Makeba Myriam Makeba* Enregistrement Public Au Theatre Des Champs Elysees (Album) Disques Espérance BMC(L) 541 South Africa 1977 Sell This Version
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0039 Country Girl — Miriam Makeba Myriam Makeba* Country Girl (Album) Disques Espérance 0039 Mozambique 1978 Sell This Version
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ESP 7501 Comme Une Symphonie D'Amour — Miriam Makeba Myriam Makeba* Comme Une Symphonie D'Amour (Album) Disques Espérance ESP 7501 France 1979 Sell This Version
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mc 88 201 African Convention — Miriam Makeba Miriam Makeba African Convention (Album) Pläne mc 88 201 Germany 1980 Sell This Version
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MMTL 1318 Songs From Africa — Miriam Makeba Harry Belafonte And Miriam Makeba Harry Belafonte And Miriam Makeba - Songs From Africa (Album) RCA Victor MMTL 1318 South Africa 1985 Sell This Version