Guinean Music Legend Mory Kanté Dies Aged 70

Guinea’s President Alpha Condé led the tributes on Friday to the Guinean musician Mory Kanté who has died at the age of 70. The vocalist and kora harp player’s death was announced by two members of his family, according to the ActuJeune Guinean news website.

Kanté had an exceptional career and displayed a certain pride, Condé said on Twitter.

#Mory_Kanté La culture africaine est en deuil. Mes condoléances les plus attristées… Merci l’artiste. Un parcours exceptionnel. Exemplaire. Une…


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