facts on Hugh MasekelaHugh Masekela (Composer) was born on the 4th of April, 1939. He was born in 1930s, in Silent Generation. His birth sign is Aries and his life path number is 3. Hugh’s birth flower is Sweet Pea/Daisy and birthstone is Diamond. What does this all mean? Let’s find out!

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NAME: Hugh Masekela
FULL NAME: Hugh Ramapolo Masekela
BIRTHPLACE: South Africa
NATIONALITY: South African

1. Bio

Hugh Masekela, best known for being a Composer, was born in South Africa on Tuesday, April 4, 1939. Jazz trumpeter and singer who used his music to bring black and white people together and was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1968. He became known as a member of Johnny Gertze, the first major African jazz group to record an LP.

Family: He was formerly married to the Grammy Award-winning singer Miriam Makeba. He fathered television host Sal Masekela. Hugh Masekela father’s name is Under review and mother unknown at this time. We will continue to update details on Hugh Masekela’s family.

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BROTHER(S): Not available
SISTER(S): Not available

Education: Hugh Ramapolo Masekela attended Guildhall School of Music, London, England, Manhattan School of Music, NY.

Dating: According to CelebsCouples, Hugh Masekela is married Elinam Cofie.

Net Worth: Online estimates of Hugh Masekela’s net worth vary. It’s easy to predict his income, but it’s much harder to know how much he has spent over the years. CelebsMoney does a good job of breaking most of it down.

2. Hugh Masekela’s zodiac sign is Aries

Hugh Masekela zodiac sign is a Aries. Dates of Aries are March 21 - April 19. Those born under the Aries zodiac sign have an exciting and enthusiastic energy. They often seek new and challenging adventures that can push their limits. They are brave, direct, fearless, independent and have deep sense of justice. They love competition, in all its forms. Although, they can be aggressive, self-centered, pushy, inconsistent, bad-tempered, and selfish.


3. He is currently 83 years old

The South African composer has been alive for 30,379 days days or 729,113 hours hours. There were precisely 1,030 full moons after his birth to this day.

BORN: April 4, 1939
AGE: 83 years old
BORN ON: Tuesday
GENERATION: Silent Generation
DECADE: 1930s

Hugh Masekela was born on a Tuesday. People born on Tuesdays come with a fiery, fighting spirit. They are brave, impatient, energetic, active, and driven to succeed, sometimes to a fault.

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4. On Hugh Masekela’s birthday

The world’s population was and there were an estimated year babies born throughout the world in 1939, Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic) was the US President, and the number one song on Billboard 100 was [Not available]. No song matches found..

On this day in history:

1581 – Francis Drake knighted by Queen Elizabeth I aboard Golden Hind at Deptford.

1655 – Battle at Postage Farina, Tunis: English fleet beats Barbary pirates.

1789 – 1st US Congress begins regular sessions during George Washington's presidency at Federal Hall, NYC (ending 1791).

1949 – North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) treaty signed in Washington, D.C..

1968 – US civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.

5. Hugh Masekela’s stats

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EYE COLOR: Dark Brown

6. The Year of the Rabbit

Hugh Masekela was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People with Chinese zodiac Rabbit sign usually impress others with an image of tenderness, grace and sensitive. They are romantic in relationship, having a high demand in life quality. They avoid arguing with others, and have a capability of converting an enemy into a friend. Their strengths are gentle, sensitive, compassionate, amiable, modest, and merciful. But they can also be amorous, hesitant, stubborn, timid, conservative. Their lucky numbers are 3, 4, 9, and lucky colors are red, blue, pink, purple.

7. Hugh Masekela’s life path number is 3

Life Path Number 3 represent 'The Socializer '. Those who walk a Life Path with Number 3 have unlimited creativity and almost superhuman abilities. 3 reminds us that we are born both Human and Divine Spark. Its energy is that of the Bringer of Change. The values are creativity, self-expression, fun. The challenges are to remain optimistic — yet realistic — in the face of difficulties.

8. Silent Generation

Hugh Masekela was born in the middle of Silent Generation.

9. Hugh Masekela’s birthstone is Diamond

Diamond is a symbol of everlasting love and once was thought to bring courage. The diamond is the symbol of purity, innocence, eternity and courage.

10. Hugh Masekela’s birth flower is Sweet Pea/Daisy

Daisy symbolizes purity, true love and innocence.

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