Thandi Klaasen. (Gallo Images)
Legendary local Jazz icon, Thandi Klaasen, 86, died on Sunday. The singer battled with pancreatic cancer.
"At this point we are taking cue from the family with the preparations but as government we will working very closely with the family," he went on to say.
According to SABC News a funeral will take place on Friday. Details regarding the service are yet to be confirmed.