Nigeria: Prof Akin Euba, Nigeria’s Foremost Classical Composer Is Dead

Nigeria’s foremost classical music composer, musicologist, and pianist, Prof. Akin Olatunji’s Euba is dead. He died on April 14, 2020.

According to Dr. Stephen Olusoji of the Creative Arts Department of University of Lagos who broke the news to Vanguard, “I received the sad news that Professor Akin Euba has passed away. To say the news is shocking would be an understatement. The world has lost Africa’s foremost composer and scholar. He was a mentor, a trailblazer, and above all, a gentleman. May…

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