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UBUNTU: Influence of Miriam Makeba

"If Miriam Makeba can, I can, too" —Angélique Kidjo
In this video, singer Angélique Kidjo speaks about the influence of Miriam Makeba on her own life and career.

Explore the many threads that make up South Africa's vibrant culture:UBUNTU: Music and Arts of South Africa.


 



Elza van den Heever
Angélique Kidjo
Wednesday, November 5 at 8 PM
Angélique Kidjo and Friends
    MAMA AFRICA: A TRIBUTE TO MIRIAM MAKEBA
Grammy Award–winning vocalist Angélique Kidjo celebrates the life and music of iconic South African singer and political activist Miriam Makeba, known popularly as “Mama Africa.” Kidjo shared a close relationship with Makeba, studying with her and eventually performing with her in Paris and South Africa. Kidjo returns to Carnegie Hall—with Makeba’s supporting singers Zamokuhle "Zamo" Mbutho, Faith Kekana, and Stella Khumalo—in this tribute to a remarkable woman.