Songs from Movies

Miriam Makeba

Zenzile Miriam Makeba (1932-2008), also known as Mama Africa, was beyond dispute one of South Africa's true legends. Born March 4, 1932 in Johannesburg, Miriam Makeba was barely 21 years old when she, as a member of the Manhattan Brothers, reached for the stars in her home country. It didn't take long before Miriam Makeba's career was brought to another level. In 1966 she received a Grammy Award for the album An Evening with Harry Belafonte & Miriam Makeba, making her the first African artist to win a Grammy. Read more on

Miriam Makeba has 10 songs that have been featured in movies like Bobby, Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten, Hazel and Mama Africa. What is your favorite song by Miriam Makeba?


Songs from Miriam Makeba

Pata Pata
The Click Song
Am Am Pondo
L'enfant et la gazelle
Soweto Blues
Qogothwane (The Click Song)
Into Yam
Love Tastes Like Strawberries

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