Hugh-Masekela-Obituary

Hugh Masekela

Apr 4, 1939 – Jan 23, 2018 (Age 78)

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BORN
April 4, 1939
DIED
January 23, 2018
AGE
78

Obituary

Legendary South African jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist Hugh Masekela has died at the age of 78 after a decade-long fight with cancer, according to a statement from his family on Tuesday, according to the Associated Press. For full coverage and obituary from Legacy.com, click here.

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I would like to offer my condolences to the family and friends of mr hugh masekela he was a great entertainer may the God of tender mercies grant him peace

Sleep peacefully in Heaven!!

My Condolences to family and friends I'm thankful to have enjoyed living in the era and enjoying his music May the God of comfort grant you peace

TO THE FAMILY OF HUGH MASEKELA;


YOU HAVE MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY AND CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST BELOVED ENTERTAINERS. NO DOUBT MR. MASEKELA WILL BE MISSED BY ALL WHO KNEW HIM PERSONALLY AND PROFESSIONALLY.


MAY YOU ALWAYS KEEP TREASURED MEMORIES OF HIM IN YOUR HEART. AND MAY YOU FIND COMFORT IN KNOWING THAT THOSE WHO HAVE PASSED ON IN DEATH GOD KEEPS IN HIS MEMORY BECAUSE THEY ARE ALL PRECIOUS IN HIS EYES.
(PSALMS 116:15).

I would like to express my deepest sympathies for the loss of your loved one, who will be remembered for his amazing contribution to music. May you find comfort and help in God during this time of mourning.

We send our condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Masekela.
He dedicated his life to ending oppression in his homeland. His efforts have not gone unnoticed as God has the same sentiment to end injustice and violence permanently in the near future (Psalm 72:12-14)

So sorry for the loss of this great musician,Hugh Masekela,how can any of us forget, Grazing in the Grass,that is and always will be a classic.I love it.He will be missed by fans the whole world over.Please know that the God of all comfort and peace knows your heart and how to bring you peace and comfort at this most trying time in life.Also know that he is there for the family and all those who loved Mr.Masekela.Again sincere condolences,a musical giant that graced our lives has gone.

I MET BABA MASEKELA A FEW TIMES ALWAYS KIND,BUT FIRM. I WAS LOOKING FORWARD TO HIS NEXT SHOW IN NEW YORK. WE HAVE LOST A GREAT GIANT.

Dear Masaekala family please accept my condolences. His music was out standing you couldn't help but to get up and dance when you heard it. Smooth sounds..May God comfort you giving you strength to endure.