On this day in 1952, the late Zimbabwean musician, Oliver Mtukudzi was born in Zimbabwe’s populous Highfield suburb, Harare. He was the first born in a family of seven siblings. Mtukudzi was from a musical family, as both his parents were singers. This meant he grew up in a musical environment where he started to develop the love of music. Mtukudzi commence his music career in 1977, singing alongside another Zimbabwean superstar, Thomas Mapfumo, in the band Wagon Wheels.
The late Zimbabwean musician Oliver Mtukudzi was born22 September 1952 Zimbabwe