Hugh Masekelas family speaks to the media following the 78-year-old musicians death. Details of his memorial and funeral are expected.
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JOHANNESBURG – Hugh Masekela was honoured with a musical tribute at the University of Johannesburg (UJ)&39;s Soweto Campus on Sunday.
Various musicians performed at this final public tribute to the legendary artist, activist and composer.
Some of the artists were people who have worked with Masekela. A series of events had been staged to remember Masekela’s life.
Bra Hugh, as he was affectionately known, died on 23 January after a long battle with prostate cancer.
Masekela will be buried in a private funeral, as per his wishes, at a date still to be determined.