Legendary Zimbabwean musician, Oliver Mtukudzi who released 58 albums in his lifetime has died at the age of 66

Legendary Zimbabwean musician, Oliver Mtukudzi who released 58 albums in his lifetime has died at the age of 66

Veteran jazz musician from Zimbabwe, Oliver Mtukudzi has died at the age of 66.

Mtukudzi’s record label Gallo Records confirmed the news on Wednesday afternoon saying the 66-year-old musician, nicknamed Tuku, had been struggling with his health for over a month.

Late Mtukudzi is the country’s best-known musical export, Mtukudzi was a businessman, philanthropist, human rights activist and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Southern Africa Region. He released 58 albums in his lifetime.