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[BREAKING NEWS] Johnny Clegg (66) has passed away

16 July 2019 8:20 PM
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Cancer
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Specialists diagnosed the singer with pancreatic cancer in 2015.
South African musician, Johnny Clegg sings in honour of Nelson Mandela during his memorial service at the Cape Town Stadium on 11 December 2013. Picture: EWN.

Johnny Clegg has passed away.

He was 66.

The singer was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2015.

He launched a farewell tour last year, appearing with a variety of artists including his son Jessie Clegg.

This is a breaking news story. Follow EWN for updates.


16 July 2019 8:20 PM
Tags:
Cancer
Johnny Clegg
Pancreatic cancer
Jessie Clegg

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