Gender
Male
Born
Aug 28, 1941
Ladysmith, SOUTH AFRICA
Died
Feb 11, 2020
Pretoria, SOUTH AFRICA
Composer Performer
Relations
Brother of
Jockey Shabalala
Brother of
Ben Shabalala
Comments
founder and leader of Ladysmith Black Mambazo
  • CREDITS
    The Song of Jacob Zulu (Mar 24, 1993 - May 09, 1993)
    • Performer: Joseph Shabalala [Chorus]
    • Music and lyrics by Ladysmith Black Mambazo
    • Performer: Ladysmith Black Mambazo [Chorus]
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  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

     

    Best Original Score

    1993 | Nominee  | The Song of Jacob Zulu
    Incidental music by Ladysmith Black Mambazo

    Drama Desk Award

    Outstanding Music in a Play

    1993 | Winner  | The Song of Jacob Zulu
    Incidental music by Ladysmith Black Mambazo
The Song of Jacob Zulu (Mar 24, 1993 - May 09, 1993)
  • Performer: Joseph Shabalala [Chorus]
  • Music and lyrics by Ladysmith Black Mambazo
  • Performer: Ladysmith Black Mambazo [Chorus]
PlayPlay with musicOriginal

Tony Award®

 

Best Original Score

1993 | Nominee  | The Song of Jacob Zulu
Incidental music by Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Music in a Play

1993 | Winner  | The Song of Jacob Zulu
Incidental music by Ladysmith Black Mambazo

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