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    Musician Biographies

    Short biographies and lists of recordings available from MBIRA are included on the page for each musician. We will be gradually adding these for each of the many musicians featured on MBIRA's field recordings. We welcome your assistance if you have bio information on some of the musicians.

    "Samaita" Vitalis Wilbert Botsa

    Patience Munjeri

    Leonard Chiyanike

    Forward Kwenda

    Jenny Muchumi (Jane Chingodza)

    Fradreck Mujuru

    Fungai "Zhanje" Mujuru

    Caution Shonhai

    Renold Shonhai

    Murawo Tembedza

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