Gibson Kente

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First name: 
Gibson
Last name: 
Kente
Date of birth: 
1933
Date of death: 
8 November 2004

Gibson Kente is best known for his representation of musical stage productions which were a mixture of song, dance and perceptive comment on township life. He toured the country in the 1960\'s and 1970\'s, recruiting among ordinary people. He helped establish the Federated Union of Black Arts. His most ntable works include : How Long?(1973), I Believe (1974) and the famous Sekunjalo(1987). He died on the 8th of November 2004.

Last updated : 17-Feb-2011

This article was produced by South African History Online on 17-Feb-2011

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