JOHANNESBURG – Legendary South African singer Johnny Clegg has been laid to rest in a private funeral.
Clegg, who died on Tuesday, was buried on Wednesday afternoon at Westpark Cemetery in Johannesburg.
Clegg’s manager Roddy Quin said it was the late musician’s wish to have a private burial.
“Johnny was buried yesterday (Wednesday) at 16h30, just with his family and some of the band members, it was a very private affair which is what the family requested and it was also Johnny’s request,” Quin said.
Quin said details about public memorial services will be announced soon.
The 66-year-old died on Tuesday after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.