Miriam Makeba

Miriam Makeba

Born: March 4, 1932

Died: November 10, 2008

Nationality: South African

Occupation: Musician, actress

Biography: Miriam Makeba, nicknamed Mama Africa, was a Grammy Award-winning South African singer and civil rights activist.

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Source/Notes: As quoted in Poet, J. (11 February 2009). Miriam Makeba: Mama Africa Goes Home. Feature Story. Crawdaddy!.
Source/Notes: As quoted in Denselow, Robin (16 May 2008). Robin Denselow talks to African superstar and activist Miriam Makeba. Film & Music. The Guardian. - Interview with Robin Denselow (May 2008)

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