Dorothy Masuka

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Dorothy Masuka
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Born Dorothy Masuka
3 September 1935
Bulawayo
Zimbabwe
Died 23 February 2019 (83)
Johannesburg, Gauteng
South Africa
Occupation
  • Singer
  • Songwriter
Years active 1951–2019

Dorothy Masuka (3 September 1935 – 23 February 2019) was a Zimbabwe-born South African jazz singer, and activist. Dorothy begin her music career in the 1950s, in Johannesburg after travelling with a train to JHB as a teenager. She most famous for hit songs Hamba Nontsokolo and Lendaba.

References

  1. sahistory, Dorothy Masuka, 23 February 2019
  2. allmusic, Dorothy Masuka, 23 February 2019
  3. nehandaradio, I’m not Masuka – Auntie Dot, 23 February 2019
  4. pindula, Jazz Musician Dorothy Masuka Dies Aged 83, 23 February 2019