Ramata Diakite

 

 

Age: 33

 

Summary: Malian singer who was regarded as one of the most talented singers from the Wassulu region of Mali and won the Tamani d'Or (Mali's top music award) for Best Female Artist of the Year, but who participated in various recording projects in recent years, including Dee Dee Bridgewater's Red Earth (2007) and What About Me? (2009), the second album by UK duo 1 Giant Leap (with Jamie Catto and Duncan Bridgeman).

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from Hepatitis A

 

Born: 1976

 

Died: October 30, 2009

 

Location: Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso