Vusi Sidney Mahlasela Ka Zwane (born 1965 in Pretoria) is a Sotho South African singer-songwriter. His music is generally described as "African folk" and he is often dubbed as "The Voice" of South Africa. His work was an inspiration to many in the anti-apartheid movement. His themes include the struggle for freedom, and forgiveness and reconciliation with enemies. Vusi has released seven studio albums on Sony in South Africa and was signed to Dave Matthews' ATO Records in 2003. Vusi can also be heard performing on Warren Haynes' Live at Bonnaroo release during the song "Soulshine", and the Dave Matthews Band song, "Everyday", from the album of the same name as well as a live version of the song with him which appears on the album The Best of What's Around Vol. 1. Vusi was also one of the p

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  • Vusi Sidney Mahlasela ka Zwane (* 1965 in Lady Selborne, Pretoria), bekannt als Vusi Mahlasela, ist ein südafrikanischer Sänger, Musiker und Komponist populärer Musik. (de)
  • Vusi Sidney Mahlasela Ka Zwane (born 1965 in Pretoria) is a Sotho South African singer-songwriter. His music is generally described as "African folk" and he is often dubbed as "The Voice" of South Africa. His work was an inspiration to many in the anti-apartheid movement. His themes include the struggle for freedom, and forgiveness and reconciliation with enemies. Vusi has released seven studio albums on Sony in South Africa and was signed to Dave Matthews' ATO Records in 2003. Vusi can also be heard performing on Warren Haynes' Live at Bonnaroo release during the song "Soulshine", and the Dave Matthews Band song, "Everyday", from the album of the same name as well as a live version of the song with him which appears on the album The Best of What's Around Vol. 1. Vusi was also one of the performers at the Live 8 concerts and at Live Earth. Vusi performed at Nelson Mandela's inauguration in 1994 and has subsequently performed at Mandela's 90th Birthday 46664 celebration in Hyde Park, London in 2008 and at Mandela Day at Radio City Music Hall July 2009. His song "When You Come Back" was used at ITV's theme song for their World Cup coverage in 2010 and Vusi performed at the FIFA World Cup Kick Off concert at Orlando Stadium in Soweto, South Africa. In 2012, the SAMA Awards honored Vusi with a lifetime achievement award. (en)
  • 45xCe modèle est-il pertinent ? Cliquez pour en voir d'autres.Cet article ne cite pas suffisamment ses sources (juin 2009). Si vous disposez d'ouvrages ou d'articles de référence ou si vous connaissez des sites web de qualité traitant du thème abordé ici, merci de compléter l'article en donnant les références utiles à sa vérifiabilité et en les liant à la section « Notes et références » (modifier l'article, comment ajouter mes sources ?). Vusi Sidney Mahlasela Ka Zwane (né en 1965 à Pretoria) est un chanteur, compositeur, interprète et guitariste sotho sud-africain autrefois impliqué dans la lutte contre l'Apartheid en Afrique du Sud. (fr)
  • Viene spesso considerato come "La Voce del Sudafrica". Nelle sue canzoni Vusi Mahlasela affronta importanti tematiche come: La lotta per la libertà, il perdono e la riconciliazione con i nemici. Vusi è stato uno degli artisti che si sono esibiti in occasione del Live 8 e del Live Earth (Vusi in entrambi i casi ha preso parte agli eventi di Johannesburg). Ha preso parte ai video "Stand by me" e "One love" del progetto Playing for Change. Il suo sesto album Guiding Star lo ha fatto vincere il premio di "Miglior artista maschile" ai tredicesimi South African Music Awards (SAMA) del 2007. Il suo settimo album Say Africa è stato prodotto dal leggendario musicista blues Taj Mahal. (it)
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  • Mahlasela in February 2009
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  • Vusi Sidney Mahlasela ka Zwane (* 1965 in Lady Selborne, Pretoria), bekannt als Vusi Mahlasela, ist ein südafrikanischer Sänger, Musiker und Komponist populärer Musik. (de)
  • Viene spesso considerato come "La Voce del Sudafrica". Nelle sue canzoni Vusi Mahlasela affronta importanti tematiche come: La lotta per la libertà, il perdono e la riconciliazione con i nemici. Vusi è stato uno degli artisti che si sono esibiti in occasione del Live 8 e del Live Earth (Vusi in entrambi i casi ha preso parte agli eventi di Johannesburg). Ha preso parte ai video "Stand by me" e "One love" del progetto Playing for Change. Il suo sesto album Guiding Star lo ha fatto vincere il premio di "Miglior artista maschile" ai tredicesimi South African Music Awards (SAMA) del 2007. Il suo settimo album Say Africa è stato prodotto dal leggendario musicista blues Taj Mahal. (it)
  • Vusi Sidney Mahlasela Ka Zwane (born 1965 in Pretoria) is a Sotho South African singer-songwriter. His music is generally described as "African folk" and he is often dubbed as "The Voice" of South Africa. His work was an inspiration to many in the anti-apartheid movement. His themes include the struggle for freedom, and forgiveness and reconciliation with enemies. Vusi has released seven studio albums on Sony in South Africa and was signed to Dave Matthews' ATO Records in 2003. Vusi can also be heard performing on Warren Haynes' Live at Bonnaroo release during the song "Soulshine", and the Dave Matthews Band song, "Everyday", from the album of the same name as well as a live version of the song with him which appears on the album The Best of What's Around Vol. 1. Vusi was also one of the p (en)
  • 45xCe modèle est-il pertinent ? Cliquez pour en voir d'autres.Cet article ne cite pas suffisamment ses sources (juin 2009). Si vous disposez d'ouvrages ou d'articles de référence ou si vous connaissez des sites web de qualité traitant du thème abordé ici, merci de compléter l'article en donnant les références utiles à sa vérifiabilité et en les liant à la section « Notes et références » (modifier l'article, comment ajouter mes sources ?). (fr)
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