[WATCH] Johnny Clegg's death feels like a personal loss - John Maytham
CapeTalk presenter John Maytham on Thursday added his name to a growing number of people paying tribute to South African musician Johnny Clegg.
The Asimbonanga singer died on Wednesday following a battle with pancreatic cancer.
Maytham described Clegg's death as feeling "like a personal loss".
I didn't know Johnny Clegg well...as cultural activists in the 80's we spent some time together...it was a distant acquaintance, and yet I felt as if somebody really close and important to me had been taken away.John Maytham, Presenter - Cape Talk
The line still ringing in my head is what Karen Zoid said: 'How do you deal with the death of the soundtrack of your life?'John Maytham, Presenter - Cape Talk
Watch as John Maytham shares his memories of Johnny Clegg:
Meanwhile Clegg's family have thanked South Africans for their outpouring of support during their time of loss.
Johnny Clegg’s family thank everyone for the outpouring of support during their time of loss and have asked that donations be made to @ClickFoundat1on instead of sending or laying flowers.https://t.co/sxLYdCW8Tu— Johnny Clegg (@JohnnyCleggReal) July 17, 2019
Listen as John Maytham shares his memories and pays tribute to musician Johnny Clegg:
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