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South African music icon Johnny Clegg, who died on Tuesday following a long battle with pancreatic cancer, was writing an autobiography shortly before his death.
"I’ve had to wait at times because I’ve done interviews with my old band mates and sometimes, they’re not in the country. The record company that released me in 1983 in England doesn’t exist (anymore) but the owner is still there, and we keep in contact, so I’m going to have to go back to England to interview him and some of the other people who were involved in the very tortuous moments."
on Tuesday night in a statement:"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."
During what would turn out to be Channel24's final interview with Johnny he said about the book:"It was during the time of the cultural boycott and South African bands were basically prohibited from touring internationally. So, we had to deal with the anti-apartheid movement, and we had to deal with British Musicians’ Union and it became a huge story.Read more: Channel24
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Confirmed: South African music legend Johnny Clegg (66) diesAfter a long battle with pancreatic cancer the prolific musician has died.
Legendary artist Johnny Clegg dies at 66 | IOL NewsThe legendary South African singer, Johnny Clegg, has died at the age of 66 on Tuesday afternoon.
SA musician Johnny Clegg has diedSouth African singer Johhny Clegg was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2015.
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