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Memories of driving with a teenage Johnny Clegg through Southern Africa

26 July 2019 10:35 AM
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The late musical icon will be honoured today in a memorial service in Sandton by family and fans.

Fans and family members will honour music icon Johnny Clegg in a memorial service at Sandton Convention Centre on Friday.

The Asimbonanga hitmaker passed away last week after battling pancreatic cancer.

The family held a private funeral last week Wednesday.

John Maytham speaks to Adjunct Professor at Columbia Graduate School of Journalism in New York Dr Adam Klein.

Klein recently detailed his memories of meeting a teenage Clegg and travelling with him through Africa.

It was just one of those miraculous coincidences of how we met. We were looking for a fourth person to cover the budget of a planned trip to through Southern Africa driving in a Land Rover.

Dr Adam Klein, Adjunct Professor - Columbia Graduate School of Journalism in New York

RELATED: Memorial service for Johnny Clegg to be held on Friday

He was a humble person. In that humility, there were these extraordinary beautiful moments.

Dr Adam Klein, Adjunct Professor - Columbia Graduate School of Journalism in New York

Listen to the full interview below...


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Memories of driving with a teenage Johnny Clegg through Southern Africa


26 July 2019 10:35 AM
Tags:
Johnny Clegg retires
Johnny Clegg Final World Tour
Johnny Clegg Anthropology
Johnny Clegg dies
Remembering Johnny Clegg
Johnny Clegg public memorial service

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