Confirmed: South African music legend Johnny Clegg (66) dies

South African music legend Johnny Clegg (66) dies | @Channel24

16.7.2019

South African music legend Johnny Clegg (66) dies | Channel24

After a long battle with pancreatic cancer the prolific musician has died.

In the statement Roddy said:"It is with immense sadness that we confirm that Jonathan (Johnny) Clegg, OBE OIS, succumbed to pancreatic cancer at the age of 66 on the afternoon of 16 July 2019 at his family home in Johannesburg, South Africa."

The immensely popular song was also featured on the soundtrack to the 1988 Oscar-winning film Rain Man.

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