Moses Taiwa Molelekwa

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Birthday
17, 1973
Birthplace
South Africa
Death Date
Feb 13, 2001 (27)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
17, 1973
Birthplace
South Africa
Death Date
Feb 13, 2001 (27)

About

Highly acclaimed jazz artist who met a tragic end in 2001 after he and his wife Flo were murdered.

Before Fame

He was graduated from the Federal Union of Black Arts in 1987 with honors.

Trivia

His 1994 debut album was titled Finding Oneself, and he won two FNB South Africa Music Awards for traditional jazz in 1996.

Family Life

He was born into a family of jazz musicians. His father was known as Monk because of his mastery of Thelonious Monk.

Associated With

He was heralded as the successor to Abdullah Ibrahim, carrying on the Marabi piano tradition.