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Hugh Masekela

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Hugh Masekela's Biography

Hugh Ramopolo Masekela (born April 4, 1939) is a South African trumpeter, flugelhornist, cornetist, composer, and singer. He is the father of American television host Sal Masekela.

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  • No, we have not forgotten that it was Bra Hugh Masekela's ...

      Blog Source: | 4 months ago
    It's Bra Hugh's birthday today. Well into his seventies, Hughie as his friend Dizzy Gillepsie used to call him, demonstrates no interest in laying off from touring. To celebrate, we'll bump a bit of “I Am Not Afraid”; or maybe tap into
  • Hugh Masekela's 75th Birthday : 89.7 Eastside FM

      Blog Source: | 4 months ago
    Dial Afrika this week has a very special tribute going out to legendary South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela, for his 75th birthday. B&W of 1970s young black man in sunglasses, holding trumpet on his knee. Hugh Ramopolo Masekela was ...
  • Hugh Masekela celebrates 75th birthday with a little help ...

      Blog Source: | 4 months ago
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - South African trumpeter and vocalist Hugh Masekela celebrated his 75th birthday with a little help from some old friends — Paul Simon and Harry Belafonte — in the city where he began what turned out to be a 30-year exile ...

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