Miriam Makeba

Real Name:
Miriam Zenzi Makeba
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Born March 4th, 1932, in Johannesburg, South Africa
died November 10th, 2008, in Castel Volturno, Italy

Grammy Award-winning South African singer, also known as Mama Afrika.

She sang with The Skylarks (3) and The manhattan brothers, before landing a role in the musical King Kong in 1959. She left for London where she met Harry Belafonte, who invited her to America. Makeba is widely regarded as the first lady of South Africa traditional music. At one time married to Hugh Masekela, she became an international superstar in the USA and the UK, before being able to return to South Africa, once the political situation had improved.
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LPM-2267, LPM 2267 Miriam Makeba - Miriam Makeba album art Miriam Makeba Miriam Makeba (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor LPM-2267, LPM 2267 US 1960 Sell This Version
LSO-6007, LSO-6007 (2) Miriam Makeba - Belafonte Returns To Carnegie Hall album art Harry Belafonte With Odetta, Miriam Makeba, The Chad Mitchell Trio And The Belafonte Folk Singers Conducted By Robert DeCormier Harry Belafonte With Odetta, Miriam Makeba, The Chad Mitchell Trio And The Belafonte Folk Singers Conducted By Robert DeCormier - Belafonte Returns To Carnegie Hall (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor LSO-6007, LSO-6007 (2) US 1960 Sell This Version
GALP 1040 Miriam Makeba - King Kong - All African Jazz Opera album art Todd Matshikiza / Pat Williams (7), Miriam Makeba, Hugh Masekela Todd Matshikiza / Pat Williams (7), Miriam Makeba, Hugh Masekela - King Kong - All African Jazz Opera (Album) Gallotone GALP 1040 South Africa 1961 Sell This Version
KL 1274 Miriam Makeba - The Many Voices Of Miriam Makeba album art Miriam Makeba The Many Voices Of Miriam Makeba (Album) Kapp Records KL 1274 US 1962 Sell This Version
LPM-2750 Miriam Makeba - The World Of Miriam Makeba album art Miriam Makeba The World Of Miriam Makeba (Album) RCA Victor LPM-2750 US 1963 Sell This Version
FTP-1252 Miriam Makeba - The Voice Of Africa album art Miriam Makeba The Voice Of Africa (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor FTP-1252 US 1964 Sell This Version
SHP-5477 Miriam Makeba - An Evening With Belafonte/Makeba album art Belafonte* / Makeba* Belafonte* / Makeba* - An Evening With Belafonte/Makeba (Album) RCA Victor SHP-5477 Japan 1965 Sell This Version
LPM 10372 Miriam Makeba - Makeba Sings! album art Miriam Makeba Makeba Sings! (Album) RCA Victor LPM 10372 Spain 1965 Sell This Version
20087 SMCL, 134 016 MCY Miriam Makeba - The Magnificent Miriam Makeba album art Miriam Makeba The Magnificent Miriam Makeba (Album) Mercury, Mercury 20087 SMCL, 134 016 MCY UK 1966 Sell This Version
RD.7808 Miriam Makeba - The Magic Of Makeba album art Miriam Makeba The Magic Of Makeba (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor RD.7808 UK 1966 Sell This Version
20095 MCL, 124 029 MCL Miriam Makeba - All About Miriam album art Miriam Makeba All About Miriam (Album) Mercury, Mercury 20095 MCL, 124 029 MCL UK 1966 Sell This Version
none Miriam Makeba - Untitled album art M.Makeba* Untitled(Acetate, LP) Not On Label none US 1966 Sell This Version
RS-6253 Miriam Makeba - In Concert album art Miriam Makeba In Concert (Album) Reprise Records RS-6253 Australia 1967 Sell This Version
R 6274 Miriam Makeba - Pata Pata album art Miriam Makeba Pata Pata (Album) Reprise Records, Reprise Records R 6274 Argentina 1967 Sell This Version
RS 6310 Miriam Makeba - Makeba! album art Miriam Makeba Makeba! (Album) Reprise Records RS 6310 New Zealand 1968 Sell This Version
687 804 PL Miriam Makeba - Click Song album art Miriam Makeba Click Song (Album) Fontana, Fontana International, Fontana, Fontana International 687 804 PL Spain 1968 Sell This Version
SJET-8082 Miriam Makeba - Miriam Makeba In Tokyo album art Miriam Makeba Miriam Makeba In Tokyo Reprise Records SJET-8082 Japan 1968 Sell This Version
RS 6381 Miriam Makeba - Keep Me In Mind album art Miriam Makeba Keep Me In Mind (Album) Reprise Records RS 6381 Germany 1970 Sell This Version
6303 036 Miriam Makeba - Appel A L'Afrique album art Myriam Makeba* Appel A L'Afrique (Album) Editions Syliphone Conakry 6303 036 Netherlands 1971 Sell This Version
INTS 1436 Miriam Makeba - Forbidden Games album art Miriam Makeba Forbidden Games (Comp, Album) RCA International, RCA International (Camden) INTS 1436 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
ESP 155 506 Miriam Makeba - A Promise album art Miriam Makeba A Promise (Album) RCA Victor ESP 155 506 France 1974 Sell This Version
T.22-854-S Miriam Makeba - Myriam Makeba album art Myriam Makeba* Myriam Makeba (Album) Marfer T.22-854-S Spain 1975 Sell This Version
BMC(L) 541 Miriam Makeba - Enregistrement Public Au Theatre Des Champs Elysees album art Myriam Makeba* Enregistrement Public Au Theatre Des Champs Elysees (Album) Disques Espérance BMC(L) 541 South Africa 1977 Sell This Version
0039 Miriam Makeba - Country Girl album art Myriam Makeba* Country Girl (Album) Disques Espérance 0039 Mozambique 1978 Sell This Version
ESP 7501 Miriam Makeba - Sabelani album art Myriam Makeba* Sabelani (Album) Black Music (4) ESP 7501 France 1979 Sell This Version