Legend Victor Ntoni dies at the Helen Joseph Hospital in Johannesburg

Monday, 28 January 2013

Victor Mhleli Ntoni was born in Langa, Cape Town in 1947. As a teenager, Ntoni gradually established himself in the townships playing with saxophonist McCoy Mrubata. He was part of the sextet, “The Uptown”, which included the Ngcuka brothers. He was a self taught musician before he received a scholarship to study at the Berkley School of Music in Boston in 1976.

 28 January 2013 - Jazz legend Victor Ntoni dies at the Helen Joseph Hospital in Johannesburg Picture Source

• SABC, Jazz legend Victor Ntoni dies, from South African Broadcasting, [online], Available at www.sabc.co.za [Accessed on 9 January 2014]
• Ansell, G., Soweto Blues: Jazz, Popular Music, and Politics in South Africa, Continuum Publishers, New York. London, pp 320 [Accessed on 9 January 2014]

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This article was produced by South African History Online on 13-Jan-2014

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