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Renowned Mexican Protest Singer Óscar Chávez Dies of COVID-19

HeadlineMay 01, 2020

The famous Mexican protest singer Óscar Chávez has died at the age 85 after being hospitalized with coronavirus symptoms.

And the pioneering Nigerian drummer Tony Allen has died at the age of 79. He helped invent the music genre of Afrobeat while working with Fela Kuti’s band, Africa ’70. Brian Eno once said Allen was “perhaps the greatest drummer who ever lived.”

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