Pepe Kalle

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Birthday
30, 1951
Birthplace
Kinshasa, DR Congo
Death Date
Nov 28, 1998 (46)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
30, 1951
Birthplace
Kinshasa, DR Congo
Death Date
Nov 28, 1998 (46)

About

Congolese musician known for his unique, multi-octave vocal range and for his work in the Cuban Rumba sub-genre of soukous music. Over the course of his career, he produced twenty albums and hundreds of songs.

Before Fame

He began his career as a member of an African jazz band called Le Grand Kalle.

Trivia

His 1990 album Roger Milla was a tribute to the football player of the same name.

Family Life

His family was from Léopoldville, Belgian Congo.

Associated With

He and Koffi Olomide were contemporaries and fellow Congolese singers.