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Miriam Makeba artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music
November 11, 2008 Farai Chideya speaks with Harry Belafonte about the passing of Miriam Makeba.
November 10, 2008 Makeba died of a heart attack after collapsing on stage in Italy. She was 76.
November 10, 2008 The singer known as "Mama Africa" was a symbol for the anti-apartheid movement. She was 76.
August 15, 2006 Farai Chideya talks with Makeba in the first of a series on African Music.
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