Sad news: Jazz artist Jonas Gwagwa dies at Sad news: Jazz artist Jonas Gwagwa dies at age 83

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Jonas Gwangwa died on Saturday. He was 83.

He passed on the third commemoration of the demise of jazz legend Hugh Masekela and Zimbabwean musician Oliver Mtukudzi.

The amazing jazz artist and political extremist will be regarded with a unique commonplace memorial service in Johannesburg on Friday at 9:00.

The memorial service will be held at Christ King Anglican Church in Sophiatown and transferred on YouTube.

The family said in an assertion: "As the family, we are aware of the negative job that memorial services play in spreading the infection, accordingly we will carefully cling to applicable guidelines and contribute emphatically to the nation's battle against the Covid-19 guidelines pandemic. We demand and will value your help for social separating, veiling and purifying. The community gathering will be transferred online through YouTube interface, which will be open even after Friday."

In an uncommon message shared on President Cyril Ramaphosa's Twitter page, Jonas was recognized as a "monster of our progressive social development and our vote based innovative businesses".

The artist made the scores for notable movies like Cry Freedom, and at the 60th Annual Academy Awards in 1988, he played out his selected song Cry Freedom.

In 1988, he performed at the Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute at Wembley Stadium.

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