Miriam Makeba

Miriam Makeba bio

Birth Name: Zensile Makeba Qgwashu Nguvama Yiketheli Nxgowa Bantana Balomzi Xa Ufnu Ubajabulisa Ubaphekeli Mbiza Yotshwala Sithi Xa Saku Qgiba Ukutja Sithathe Izitsha Sizi Khabe Singama Lawu Singama Qgwashu Singama Nqamla Nqgithi

Occupation: World Music Singer

Place Of Birth: Johannesburg

Date Of Birth: March 4, 1932

Date Of Death: November 10, 2008

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: South African


Miriam Makeba was born on the 4th of March, 1932. She was popular for being a World Music Singer. South African Grammy Award-winning singer and civil rights activist who worked against the apartheid and released the hit “Pata Pata.”

Miriam Makeba was born in Johannesburg. Her mother was jailed for illegally selling an alcoholic beverage, umqombothi. She was a member of the Manhattan Brothers, a jazz group. She won a Grammy Award for An Evening with Belafonte/Makeba.

Miriam Makeba was a Pisces and was born in the Silent Generation.


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Childhood

Miriam Makeba was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Zensile Makeba Qgwashu Nguvama Yiketheli Nxgowa Bantana Balomzi Xa Ufnu Ubajabulisa Ubaphekeli Mbiza Yotshwala Sithi Xa Saku Qgiba Ukutja Sithathe Izitsha Sizi Khabe Singama Lawu Singama Qgwashu Singama Nqamla Nqgithi is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.

Education

Miriam’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.

Family

Miriam Makeba’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Miriam Makeba’s parents.

Associated with

Faia Younan

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Yelsid

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Daniel Yastremski

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Miriam Makeba kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Miriam Makeba was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Zensile Makeba Qgwashu Nguvama Yiketheli Nxgowa Bantana Balomzi Xa Ufnu Ubajabulisa Ubaphekeli Mbiza Yotshwala Sithi Xa Saku Qgiba Ukutja Sithathe Izitsha Sizi Khabe Singama Lawu Singama Qgwashu Singama Nqamla Nqgithi
NICKNAME: Mama Africa, Empress of African Song
RELIGION: Protestant
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Pisces
BIRTH DAY: Friday
DEATH DAY: Monday

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Horoscope

Zodiac Sign: Miriam Makeba was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Miriam Makeba was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Miriam Makeba had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Miriam Makeba’s birth sign is Pisces and she had a ruling planet of Neptune.


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