Musical Tributes to Nelson “Madiba” Mandela ….


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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary as well as a politician and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the first black South African to hold the office, and the first elected in a fully representative election.

His government focused on dismantling the legacy of apartheid through tackling institutionalized racism, poverty and inequality, and fostering racial reconciliation.

Politically an African nationalist and democratic socialist, he served as the President of the African National Congress (ANC) from 1991 to 1997. Internationally, Mandela was the Secretary General of the Non-Aligned Movement from 1998 to 1999.

His Excellency
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
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Nelson Mandela on the eve of his 90th birthday in Johannesburg in May 2008
President of South Africa
In office
10 May 1994 – 14 June 1999
Deputy Thabo Mbeki
F. W. de Klerk
Preceded by F. W. de Klerk
Succeeded by Thabo Mbeki
Personal details
Born Rolihlahla Mandela
(1918-07-18)18 July 1918
Mvezo, South Africa
Died 5 December 2013(2013-12-05) (aged 95)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Nationality South African
Political party African National Congress
Spouse(s) Evelyn Ntoko Mase
(m. 1944–1957; divorced)
Winnie Madikizela
(m. 1958–1996; divorced)
Graça Machel
(m. 1998–2013; his death)
Children
Alma mater University of Fort Hare
University of London External System
University of South Africa
University of the Witwatersrand
Religion Christianity (Methodism)
Signature Signature of Nelson Mandela
Website www.nelsonmandela.org

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“NELSON” …. A Tribute to Nelson Mandela

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Uploaded on Feb 4, 2011 by Greg Engle

This biographical song about Nelson Mandela is from Greg Engle’s CD “Take It Personally.”

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NELSON MANDELA 

(This song is popular in Uruguay)

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Uploaded on Aug 9, 2008 by salsero

Nelson Mandela.Cacho Labandera.Canto popular uruguayo

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The Rainbow Song … A Celebration of Nelson Mandela

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Published on Jun 25, 2013

The Rainbow Song, performed by Memeza African Choir featuring Marika Hattingh and a group of international musicians, is a celebration of Nelson Mandela’s life and work, and tribute to his contribution to world peace and reconciliation. Income from sales of the song will be donated to the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund, Edzimkulu and charities approved by the Nelson Mandela Foundation dedicated to improving the life of children worldwide.

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We ALL are ONE!!

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We ALL will remember and honor NELSON MANDELA!! 

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RIP Nelson Mandela Dead at 95 – Hanson Baliruno New Ugandan music 2013

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Published on Feb 11, 2013

Former South African President Nelson Mandela, who served 27 years in prison for anti-apartheid activities and led his continent into a new era, has died at age 95.

South African President Jacob Zuma confirmed the news:
“He is now resting. He is now at peace,” Zuma said. “Our nation has lost its greatest son. Our people have lost a father.”

Born Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela in Transkei, South Africa, the civil rights activist would become the linchpin in South Africans’ move to end the country’s notorious apartheid regime.

The impact of his efforts — to reconcile generosity with pragmatism and to find the common ground between humanity’s higher values and his own aspiration to power, as journalist John Carlin once described them — would ultimately reach well beyond South Africa’s borders, and earn him a Nobel Peace Prize in 1993.

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Nelson Mandela – Tribute – Simple Minds – Mandela Day – Video

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Nelson Mandela – Tribute Song (1918-2013)

Published on Dec 6, 2013

~~by Steven Sterling~~

I dedicate this song to the memory of Nelson Mandela – RIP (1918-2013)

This song is for the people of South Africa and its a message of Hope, Faith and most important Love.

Shine your light, share compassion and rest in peace Madiba.

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Madiba – The Mandela Tribute Song by Dr Cyril Harrisberg

Published on Nov 19, 2013

I composed the Nelson Mandela Tribute Song as a tribute to the man who has done so much for humanity, to encourage the rest of our leaders and the people in our country to spread and hold on to the good values that Tata Madiba has inspired in so many of us.

I dreamt the lyrics and the music for the song when I heard that Nelson Mandela was not well. Having been in ill health myself over the past 5 years, I wish to send a message of gratitude to Madiba for what he has achieved for our Rainbow Nation and also to honour him in his passing.

The lyrics call on all South Africans to enter into a value system of tolerance and goodwill towards the people of our diverse and wonderful rainbow nation, and to hand these values down to our children. This is an uplifting song not only for South Africa but for the international community.

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Tribute to Nelson Mandela Song

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Published on Jul 17, 2013

A song by songstress Chomee, for Nelson Mandela

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~~ALL THE MUSICAL TRIBUTES TOGETHER~~

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44 thoughts on “Musical Tributes to Nelson “Madiba” Mandela ….

    • Published on Nov 19, 2013 by Cyril Harrisberg

      I composed the Nelson Mandela Tribute Song as a tribute to the man who has done so much for humanity, to encourage the rest of our leaders and the people in our country to spread and hold on to the good values that Tata Madiba has inspired in so many of us. I dreamt the lyrics and the music for the song when I heard that Nelson Mandela was not well. Having been in ill health myself over the past 5 years, I wish to send a message of gratitude to Madiba for what he has achieved for our Rainbow Nation and also to honour him in his passing.

      The lyrics call on all South Africans to enter into a value system of tolerance and goodwill towards the people of our diverse and wonderful rainbow nation, and to hand these values down to our children. This is an uplifting song not only for South Africa but for the international community.

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  1. Such a powerful tribute to a giant of a man with a beautiful soul. I’d like to try to re-blog this, if you don’t mind, Horty. Thank you for sharing this with us.

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  3. Published on Dec 10, 2013
    Baleka Mbete, programme director and ANC chairman, bursts out into song singing in Sotho: “Nelson Mandela ha hona ya tshwanang le yens
    (Nelson Mandela, there’s no one like you).

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  5. I am again playing all of the song videos here!

    Thanks for reminding of us of some of your past year’s posts on your January 1, 2014 with its links to places like this one, Horty.

    Hugs!

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