SA, Google honour Hugh Masekela

Bra Hugh poses for his website [image: Brett Rubin]

South Africans took to social media to celebrate the life of the father of South African jazz, Hugh Masekela, on what would have been his 80th birthday on 4 April.

Even Google remembered the multi-talented musician with a doodle on the search engine that can be seen in South Africa, United States, United Kingdom, and a few other countries.

Google celebrates Hugh Masekela’s 80th birthday.

Masekela succumbed to prostate cancer on 23 January 2018 after being diagnosed in 2017. He left behind two children and a musical legacy he started cultivating at the age of 14.