Monday, September 15, 2008

R.I.P.: Bheki Mseleku

Bheki Mseleku
(born March 3rd, 1955, Durban/South Africa;
d: September 9, 2008, London/England)

The pianist Bheki Mseleku died September 9th, in London from diabetes at the age of 53. Mseleku was born in Lamontville, KwaZulu, Natal and in 1975 moved to Johannesburg where he soon performed with the band Spirits Rejoice and made a name for himself as an organist. He lived in London since the late 1970s. He hadn't performed in South Africa since long but had planned a return visit to his home country for some performances next week.

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