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JOHANNESBURG - Hugh Masekela's fans celebrated his life at two memorial services in Johannesburg on Friday.
The jazz legend and anti-apartheid activist died after a long battle with prostate cancer on Tuesday.
Mourners also gathered at the Hugh Masekela Heritage Park at Zoo Lake for day-long services.
The Heritage Park chronicles Masekela's six-decade career as an artist and activist.
Visuals, footage, and audio that reflect his life journey will be broadcast.
A second service will take place in Alexandra while the main memorial service will be held on Sunday in Soweto.
His funeral will be private, as per his family's request.