Hugh Masekela, legendary jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist passes away
Hugh Masekela (78), the legendary jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist, has passed away in Johannesburg, South Africa on January 23, 2018. He was also known for his jazz compositions and for writing well-known anti-apartheid songs such as “Soweto Blues” and “Bring Him Back Home”. He also had a number 1 US pop hit in 1968 with his version of “Grazing in the Grass”.
Topics: Bring Him Back Home • Grazing in the Grass • Hugh Masekela • Live at the BBC • Masekela • Miriam Makeba • Music • Music in the movement against apartheid • Musicians • Record labels • Soweto • Soweto Blues