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23 Jan 2019 16:58
Oliver Mtukudzi (Oupa Bopape/Gallo Images/GettyImages)
Oliver Mtukudzi, passed away on Wednesday. He was 66 years old.
His death was confirmed to the Mail & Guardian by his publicists.
The family is set to release a statement later on Wednesday.
Affectionately known as Tuku, Mtukudzi was just 23 when he started recording music.
The multi-award winning artist also contributed to the development of the next generation of Zimbabwean musicians, from the Pakare Paye Arts Centre that he built in Norton, a town near Harare.
More details to follow.
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