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Gibson Kente
Birth: 1932, South Africa
Death: Nov. 7, 2004, South Africa

He was born in East London, South Africa. He produced more than 20 plays and 3 television dramas from 1963 until 1992. He was the founding father of the black township theatre. He was the first South African to tackle poverty, crime, and politics of the country's sprawling townships under white rule revolutionizing African urban theatre with his gospel and jazz infused musicals. (bio by: Genet) 

Cause of death: AIDS related
 
Burial:
Roodepoort Cemetery
Soweto
City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality
Gauteng, South Africa
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Genet
Record added: Nov 12, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9797682
Gibson Kente
Added by: Fred Beisser
 
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