Remembering a legend: 9 of Johnny Clegg's biggest hits

Remembering a legend: 9 of Johnny Clegg's biggest hits | @Channel24

16.7.2019

Remembering a legend: 9 of Johnny Clegg's biggest hits | Channel24

The South African musician has left an indelible mark on the performing arts community all over the world.

The 66-year-old's death was announced by his manager and longtime friend Roddy Quin a statement to the press.

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JOHNNY CLEGG, 1953 – 2019: The dance ends for Johnny Clegg, SA’s beloved musical storytellerJohnny Clegg’s final journey is over. It came to an end after he had endured a four year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was always most comfortable — in the public view, on stage, singing, playing guitar and township concertina — telling life stories and stomping around like a 25-year-old.

#RIPJohnnyClegg: artist, anthropologist and activist | IOL News'With his unique style of music he traversed cultural barriers like few others. In many of us he awakened awareness.'

Newsflash: Death of South African music legend Johnny Clegg mourned by SA and the worldMusician Johnny Clegg has died aged 66 after a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer. Although his health was poor, Clegg had continued to perform live until recently. The passing of this truly groundbreaking musician has already been greeted with an outpouring of grief by both South Africans and international admirers.

BREAKING NEWS: SA music icon Johnny Clegg has diedClegg was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2015

SA music icon Johnny Clegg has diedVeteran musician Johnny Clegg has died at the age of 66.

SA music icon Johnny Clegg has diedBREAKING: Veteran musician Johnny Clegg has died at the age of 66.

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