MBARAKA MWISHEHE: 40TH DEATH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MOST MULTI-TALENTED TANZANIAN MUSICIAN OF ALL TIME - Issa Michuzi | PressTZ - Your Number 1 Source of Aggregated Online Content

 

MBARAKA MWISHEHE: 40TH DEATH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MOST MULTI-TALENTED TANZANIAN MUSICIAN OF ALL TIME

1. Background:
Today, 12.1.2019, marks the 40th death anniversary of the one and only, MBARAKA MWARUKA MWISHEHE, the man himself, who tragically passed away in a car accident on 12.1.1979 in Mombasa, Kenya.
2. Birth, Early Days & Education :
The late MBARAKA was born on 26.6.1944. He was the  second born in a family of 12 children. His father, MWISHEHE MWARUKA,  was from the Luguru tribe and was fortunate to go to school and later became a clerk. He was a resident of Mzenga, Kisarawe. The reason why the MWARUKA's family was based in Mzenga and not in Morogoro was because as a young man, MBARAKA's grandfather got a posting in Kisarawe where he went on to become a chief. While in Kisarawe, the new Chief  married 9 wives with whom he sired more than 50 children.
The late MBARAKA developed an interest in music at a very young age.
3. Dropping Out of School:One day in 1965, MBARAKA made up his mind to drop out of school and take a bus to Dsm to pursue a career in music. He was a Form 3 student ... Continue reading ->


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