Miriam Makeba

Miriam Makeba

Real Name:
Miriam Zenzi Makeba
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


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
LSP 2267 Miriam Makeba Miriam Makeba (Album, Comp) RCA Victor, RCA Victor LSP 2267 Canada 1960 Sell This Version
LSO-6007, LSO 6007 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(2xLP, Album, Gat) RCA Victor, RCA Victor LSO-6007, LSO 6007 US 1960 Sell This Version
KS-3274 Miriam Makeba The Many Voices Of Miriam Makeba (Album) Kapp Records KS-3274 Canada 1962 Sell This Version
LSP-2750, LSP 2750 Miriam Makeba The World Of Miriam Makeba (Album) RCA Victor LSP-2750, LSP 2750 Germany 1963 Sell This Version
SF-7631 Miriam Makeba The Voice Of Africa (Album) RCA Victor SF-7631 UK 1964 Sell This Version
LSP-3420 Belafonte* / Makeba* Belafonte* / Makeba* - An Evening With Belafonte/Makeba (Album) RCA Victor LSP-3420 US 1965 Sell This Version
RD-7702 Miriam Makeba Makeba Sings! (Album) RCA Victor RD-7702 UK 1965 Sell This Version
20095 MCL, 124 029 MCL Miriam Makeba All About Miriam (Album) Mercury 20095 MCL, 124 029 MCL UK 1966 Sell This Version
SFJL 968 Miriam Makeba Click Song (Album) Fontana SFJL 968 UK 1966 Sell This Version
20087 SMCL Miriam Makeba The Magnificent Miriam Makeba (Album) Mercury 20087 SMCL UK 1966 Sell This Version
LSP-3512, LSP 3512 Miriam Makeba The Magic Of Makeba (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor LSP-3512, LSP 3512 US 1966 Sell This Version
none M.Makeba* Untitled(Acetate, LP) Not On Label none US 1966 Sell This Version
R 6274 Miriam Makeba Pata Pata (Album) Reprise Records, Reprise Records R 6274 Argentina 1967 Sell This Version
R 6253 Miriam Makeba In Concert (Album) Reprise Records R 6253 US 1967 Sell This Version
RSLP 6310 Miriam Makeba Makeba! (Album) Reprise Records RSLP 6310 UK 1968 Sell This Version
RS 6381 Miriam Makeba Keep Me In Mind (Album) Reprise Records RS 6381 Germany 1970 Sell This Version
6303 036 Myriam Makeba* Appel A L'Afrique (Album) Editions Syliphone Conakry 6303 036 Netherlands 1971 Sell This Version
YSPL 1-544 Miriam Makeba A Promise (Album) RCA Victor YSPL 1-544 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
BMC541 Myriam Makeba* Enregistrement Public Au Theatre Des Champs Elysees (Album) Disques Espérance BMC541 South Africa 1977 Sell This Version
NGOMA 0039 Myriam Makeba* Country Girl (Album) Sonodisc NGOMA 0039 Mozambique 1978 Sell This Version
BMC 546 Myriam Makeba* Sabelani (Album) Black Music BMC 546 South Africa 1979 Sell This Version
0009 Miriam Makeba Malaika(LP, Album) Ngoma 0009 Mozambique 1979 Sell This Version
88 199 Miriam Makeba African Convention(LP, Album) Pläne 88 199 Germany 1980 Sell This Version