Ben Shabalala

 

 

Age: 46

 

Summary: singer and a former member of South African a cappella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo who rose to international fame after bringing their unique blend of Zulu and gospel music traditions to Paul Simon's Grammy award winning Graceland album and won their own Grammy for providing the soundtrack to the TV series Shaka Zulu.

 

 

Cause of Death: Homicide by shooting

 

Born: October 30, 1957

 

Died: June 16, 2004

 

Location: Durban, South Africa