Gerard Sekoto

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Birth Name: Gerard Sekoto

Occupation: Painter

Place Of Birth: South Africa

Date Of Birth: December 9, 1913

Date Of Death: March 20, 1993

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: South African

Gerard Sekoto was born on the 9th of December, 1913. She was popular for being a Painter. Known for his work in the social realism and urban black art genres, Sekoto is remembered for paintings such as Poverty in the Midst of Plenty; Mine Boy; and Jazz Band. Also a musician and composer, he worked as a pianist and singer at a Paris nightclub and had some of his original songs purchased by a French publishing house.

Gerard Sekoto was born in South Africa. After taking art classes at the Diocesan Teachers Training College, he briefly taught at a local secondary school before relocating to Johannesburg to pursue full-time work as an artist. The Johannesburg Art Gallery’s 1940 purchase of one of Sekoto’s paintings marked the first time in South African history that a piece by a black visual artist was made part of a museum’s collection.

Gerard Sekoto was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Gerard Sekoto was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Gerard Sekoto is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Gerard Sekoto was born in the Year of the Ox.

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REAL NAME: Gerard Sekoto
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Gerard Sekoto was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Gerard Sekoto was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Gerard Sekoto had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Gerard Sekoto’s birth sign is Sagittarius and she had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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