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Hugh Masekela

Hugh Masekela

South African jazz trumpeter
With a background in South Africa's township music, he became a leading jazz/world fusion trumpeter and anti-apartheid activist.
BornApril 4, 1939
HometownWitbank, South Africa
Net worth$1 million
SpouseElinam Cofie, Jabu Mbatha
ChildrenSelema Masekela
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Google Is Celebrating South African Jazz Legend Hugh Masekela

Google is celebrating South African jazz legend and political activist Hugh Masekela on what would have been his 80th birthday.
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