Jazz musician Zim Ngqawana dies

2011-05-10 14:40

Legendary jazz musician Zim Ngqawana had died after suffering a stroke, the SABC reported today.

According to Ngqawana’s close friend and fellow musician, Fitzroy Ngcukana, the 52-year-old saxophonist collapsed during a rehearsal over the weekend and was rushed to Charlotte Maxeke Hospital.

Ngqawana, who was born in Port Elizabeth in 1959, holds the record for the most SA Music Awards nominations in any given year – with five in 2002.

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