PICS: Local stars pay tribute to Oliver Mtukudzi at memorial service


Johannesburg – On Tuesday the life of legendary Zimbabwean musician Oliver Mtukudzi was honoured at a memorial service held at the Joburg Theatre. 

Open to the public, the service was one that was meant to celebrate Oliver's music, with a program directed by musician Steve Dyer. 

Oliver died on 23 January at the age of 66. Some of the stars who in attendance at the memorial included Vusi Mahlasela, Ringo Madlingozi and Peter Tladi. 


Vusi Mahlasela performs at Oliver Mtukudzi memorial:

Vusi Mahlasela

Two of Oliver Mtukudzi's band members take to the stage:

Oliver Mtukudzi band members

Musical program director for the service, Steve Dyer, speaks:

Steve Dyer

Joy of Jazz founder Peter Tladi addresses the audience:

Peter Tladi

Lebani Sirenje, popularly known as Rasta, paints Oliver Mtukudzi portrait during service:

Lebani Rasta Sirenje

Ringo Madlingozi, Kunle Ayo, Steve Dyer perform:

Ringo, Berita, Steve Dyer

(Photos: Gallo/Oupa Bopape)

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