Johnny Clegg's family thanks SA for outpouring of support

2019-07-17 10:34
Johnny Clegg

Cape Town - Johnny Clegg's family has thanked South Africa for their outpouring of support following the musician's death on Tuesday. 

Johnny's long-time manager and friend Roddy Quin confirmed the news to Channel24 via an official statement which said in part: "Jonathan (Johnny) Clegg, OBE OIS succumbed to pancreatic cancer at the age of 66 on the afternoon of 16 July 2019 at his family home in Johannesburg, South Africa."

The statement added the following about the funeral: "The family will be holding a private funeral service and we ask you to please respect the families wishes."

It went on: "There will be a service for the public to pay their respects and the details hereof will be announced in due course."

On Wednesday, the singer's family thanked everyone for the outpouring of support during their time of loss and have asked that donations be made to The Click Foundation instead of sending or laying flowers.


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