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Johnny Clegg

1953 -

Origin: England / South Africa

Main instrument: Vocal

Genre: World

A pioneering musician in South Africa, Johnny Clegg formed not one, but two multicultural, multiracial groups during the tumultuous years toward the end of apartheid. The political nature of his recordings has always been present, whether documenting the life of a migrant worker (Universal Men), taking inspiration from the trade union slogans of the 1980s (Work for All) or referencing three martyrs in the liberation struggle (Third World Child). Nicknamed "The White Zulu", Clegg continues to serve as musical ambassador, crafting songs with a crossover sound and universal appeal.



  • Johnny Clegg - 2012 Concert
  • Johnny Clegg (2004) - Médiathèque Jazz
  • Johnny Clegg et Savuka (1988) - Médiathèque Jazz

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