The iconic Zimbabwean musician, Oliver Mtukudzi, has died aged 66

The iconic Zimbabwean musician, Oliver Mtukudzi, has died aged 66

Legendary Zimbabwean musician, Oliver Mtukudzi ,has died today after a long struggle with health issues. The 66-year old icon released 58 albums during his musical career.

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Iconic Zimbabwean musician, Oliver Mtukudzi, has died today after a month-long battle with an unknown illness.

He passed away at a Harare hospital after being brought in for emergency medical attention yesterday.

Zimbabwean publication, Masvingo Mirror, broke the news that the legend had passed away a few hours ago in the ICE at Avenues Clinic in Harare.

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NewsDay has reported that the death has been confirmed by a family member.

Gallo Record Company, his record label, has also confirmed his passing.

His family has yet to release a statement and the cause of death remains unknown. Tributes have begun to pour in through social media.

One of the most recognisable Zimbabwean musicians was also a businessman, philanthropist, human rights activist and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.

The team at Briefly.co.za is saddened by his passing and sends our condolences to this legendary man's family.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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