Zimbabwean Music Legend Oliver Mtukudzi Dies

Zimbabwean Music Legend Oliver Mtukudzi Dies

Jazz musician Oliver Mtukudzi has passed away, according to news sources in Zimbabwe. The iconic 66-year-old musician, had been struggling with his health for over a month. 

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Hes death has since also been reported in NewsDay as well as Health Times, who reported that the death has been confirmed by a reliable family member. A tweet was initially sent out by Zimbabwean publication Masvingo Mirror. According to the tweet, the publication “has it on good authority that he died two hours ago in the ICE at Avenues Clinic in Harare”.

His record label, Gallo Record Company, has also confirmed his passing. No statement has been released yet by the family and the cause of Mtukudzi’s death is not yet known.

Tributes immediately began pouring in on social media from human rights activist and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Southern Africa Region.

He released 58 albums.

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