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Who is Miriam Makeba?

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Asked by pradyumna bawari, 04 Mar '13 01:07 pm
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Also known as `Mama Africa', was a Grammy Award-winning South African singer and a civil rights activist.
Answered by Anil K Chugh, 04 Mar '13 01:24 pm

 
  
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Miriam Makeba is a Grammy Award-winning South African singer and civil rights activist. Today is her birthday.
Answered by Avtar Khalsa, 04 Mar '13 01:10 pm

 
  
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Miriam Makeba is a Grammy Award-winning South African singer and civil rights activist. Today is her birthday.
Answered by iqbal seth, 14 Jul '13 01:58 pm

 
  
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Miriam Makeba is a Grammy Award-winning South African singer and civil rights activist. Today is her birthday.
Answered by anantharaman, 04 Mar '13 03:01 pm

 
  
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Miriam Makeba (FOUR March NINETEEN THIRTY TWO NINE November TWO THOUSAND EIGHT), nicknamed Mama Africa, was a Grammy Award-winning South African singer and civil rights activist.
In the NINETEEN SIXTIES she was the first artist from Africa to popularize African music in the U.S. and around the world. She is best known for the song "Pata Pata", first recorded in NINETEEN FIFTY SEVEN and released in the U.S. in 1967. She recorded and toured with many popular artists, such as Harry Belafonte, Paul Simon, and her former husband Hugh Masekela.
She actively campaigned against the South African system of apartheid. As a result, she discovered that her South African passport had been revoked in NINETEEN SIXTY and the South African government revoked her citizenship and right of return in 1963. As the apartheid system crumbled she returned home for the first time in NINETEEN NINETY
Makeba died of a heart attack on NINE November TWO THOUSAND EIGHT after performing in a concert in Italy orga ...more
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 04 Mar '13 01:23 pm

 
  
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Miriam Makeba (4 March 1932 9 November 2008), nicknamed Mama Africa, was a Grammy Award-winning South African singer and civil rights activist.
Answered by Quest, 04 Mar '13 01:08 pm

 
  
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