Hugh Masekela

Data di nascita: 4 Aprile 1939
Data di morte: 23 Gennaio 2018
In: Johannesburg


He was a South African trumpeter, flugelhornist, cornetist, singer and composer who has been described as "the father of South African jazz". Masekela was known for his jazz compositions and for writing well-known anti-apartheid songs such as "Soweto Blues" and "Bring Him Back Home". He also had a number-one US pop hit in 1968 with his version of "Grazing in the Grass".

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