Miriam Makeba

Miriam Makeba

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Miriam Zenzi Makeba
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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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Miriam Makeba Discography

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FLP 1358 Spokes Mashiyane / Miriam Makeba / Leo De Lyon (2) Spokes Mashiyane / Miriam Makeba / Leo De Lyon (2) - New Sounds of Africa(LP) Fiesta FLP 1358 US 1959 Sell This Version
Miriam Makeba Miriam Makeba (Album, Comp) RCA Victor, RCA Victor Canada 1960 Sell This Version
Harry Belafonte With Odetta ~ Miriam Makeba ~ The Chad Mitchell Trio ~ The Belafonte Folk Singers Harry Belafonte With Odetta ~ Miriam Makeba ~ The Chad Mitchell Trio ~ The Belafonte Folk Singers - Belafonte Returns To Carnegie Hall (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor US 1960 Sell This Version
Miriam Makeba The Many Voices Of Miriam Makeba (Album) Kapp Records Canada 1962 Sell This Version
Miriam Makeba The World Of Miriam Makeba (Album) RCA Victor Germany 1963 Sell This Version
Miriam Makeba The Voice Of Africa (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor UK 1964 Sell This Version
Belafonte* / Makeba* Belafonte* / Makeba* - An Evening With Belafonte/Makeba (Album) RCA Victor US 1965 Sell This Version
Miriam Makeba Makeba Sings! (Album) RCA Victor Australia 1965 Sell This Version
Miriam Makeba All About Miriam (Album) Mercury UK 1966 Sell This Version
Miriam Makeba Click Song (Album) Fontana UK 1966 Sell This Version
Miriam Makeba The Magnificent Miriam Makeba (Album) Mercury UK 1966 Sell This Version
Miriam Makeba The Magic Of Makeba (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor US 1966 Sell This Version
none M.Makeba* Untitled(Acetate, LP) Not On Label none US 1966 Sell This Version
Miriam Makeba Pata Pata (Album) Reprise Records, Reprise Records Argentina 1967 Sell This Version
Miriam Makeba In Concert (Album) Reprise Records US 1967 Sell This Version
R 6253 Miriam Makeba In Concert(LP, Album, Mono) Reprise Records R 6253 US 1968 Sell This Version
Miriam Makeba Makeba! (Album) Reprise Records UK 1968 Sell This Version
Miriam Makeba Keep Me In Mind (Album) Reprise Records Germany 1970 Sell This Version
Myriam Makeba* Appel A L'Afrique (Album) Editions Syliphone Conakry Netherlands 1971 Sell This Version
Miriam Makeba A Promise (Album) RCA Victor Scandinavia 1974 Sell This Version
T.22-854-S Myriam Makeba* Myriam Makeba(Cass, Album, RE) Trama (2) T.22-854-S Spain 1975 Sell This Version
RRC 2213 Miriam Makeba Makeba!(LP, Album) Reprise Records RRC 2213 Mozambique 1976 Sell This Version
Myriam Makeba* Enregistrement Public Au Theatre Des Champs Elysees (Album) Disques Espérance South Africa 1977 Sell This Version
Myriam Makeba* Country Girl (Album) Sonodisc Mozambique 1978 Sell This Version
NK42421 Miriam Makeba Chove Chuva(Cass) RCA NK42421 France 1978 Sell This Version