Miriam Makeba, Johannesburg, 1955

Item

Title
Miriam Makeba, Johannesburg, 1955
Identifier
eng pg18-Makeba
Description
Miriam Makeba posing for a cover photograph in a recording studio in downtown Johannesburg, 1955. One of the leading songbirds of the 1950s, she left South Africa in the early sixties with the jazz opera, King Kong, and then moved to the USA (United States of America), where she was an instant hit. Makeba returned to her home country in 1994.
Creator
Schadeberg, Jurgen, 1931-
Date Created
1955
Source
Best of SA collection
Subject
Women entertainers--South Africa--Johannesburg
Musicians, Black--South Africa--Johannesburg
Women jazz musicians--South Africa--Johannesburg
Makeba, Miriam
Johannesburg (South Africa)--Social conditions
License
Publisher
University of Cape Town. Libraries
Rights
Copyright held by the photographer, Jrgen Schadeberg. Please contact the Special Collections at the University of Cape Town Libraries for further information about using and/or publishing this photograph.
Replaces
islandora:7426