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Johnny Clegg (1953–2019)

Johnny Clegg was born on June 7, 1953 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Jonathan Paul Clegg. He was married to 'Jenny Clegg'. He died on July 16, 2019 in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. See full bio »

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Rain Man Soundtrack
Invictus Soundtrack
Goodbye Bafana Soundtrack


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  Burger Quiz (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2019) (writer - 1 episode, 2019)
- Episode #3.30 (2019) ... (performer: "Scatterlings Of Africa") / (writer: "Scatterlings Of Africa")
 2011 Jock the Hero Dog (music: "Golden Country") / (performer: "Golden Country")
 2009 Invictus (writer: "The Crossing (Osiyeza)" (1993))
 2009 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Grand Final (2009) ... (writer: "Great Heart")
- Top 7: Best of South Africa (2009) ... (writer: "Great Heart")
 2007 Goodbye Bafana (arranger: "Manqoba") / (performer: "Manqoba") / (producer: "Manqoba") / (writer: "Manqoba")
 2004 The Lion King 3: Hakuna Matata (Video) (lyrics: "Digga Tunnah Dance") / (music: "Digga Tunnah Dance")
 2003 Coral Reef Adventure (Documentary) (writer: "Asimbonanga')
  La fureur du samedi (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1997) (writer - 1 episode, 1997)
- Episode dated 1 November 1997 (1997) ... (performer: "Asimbonanga" (Medley), "Take My Heart Away" (Medley), "I Call Your Name" (Medley), "Scatterlings Of Africa" (Medley), "Dela (I Know Why The Dog Howls At The Moon)") / (writer: "Dela (I Know Why The Dog Howls At The Moon)")
 1997 George of the Jungle (performer: "Dela (I Know Why The Dog Howls At The Moon)") / (writer: "Dela (I Know Why The Dog Howls At The Moon)")
 1996 Danger Zone (writer: "Siyayilanda")
 1992 FernGully: The Last Rainforest (performer: "Life Is a Magic Thing")
 1992 The Power of One (writer: "Concerto for the Southland", "The Mourning Song")
 1991 The Magic of David Copperfield XIII: Mystery on the Orient Express (TV Special documentary) (performer: "African Shadow Man", "Cruel, Crazy, Beautiful World", "Dela (I Know Why The Dog Howls At The Moon)") / (writer: "African Shadow Man", "Cruel, Crazy, Beautiful World", "Dela (I Know Why The Dog Howls At The Moon)")
 1991 Career Opportunities (performer: "Cruel, Crazy, Beautiful World") / (writer: "Cruel, Crazy, Beautiful World")
 1990 Opportunity Knocks (performer: "Cruel, Crazy, Beautiful World") / (writer: "Cruel, Crazy, Beautiful World")
 1989 Rockopop (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 8 July 1989 (1989) ... (performer: "Don't Walk Away")
  Sábado noche (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1989) (writer - 1 episode, 1989)
- Episode dated 21 January 1989 (1989) ... (performer: "Take My Heart Away") / (writer: "Take My Heart Away")
 1988 Escape: World Safari III (Documentary) (performer: "Great Heart") / (writer: "Great Heart")
 1988 Louf (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 24 December 1988 (1988) ... (performer: "Take my heart away")
 1988 Rain Man (performer: "Scatterlings of Africa" (1986)) / (writer: "Scatterlings of Africa" (1986))
  Les uns et les autres (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1988) (writer - 1 episode, 1988)
- Episode dated 5 February 1988 (1988) ... (performer: "Scatterlings of Africa") / (writer: "Scatterlings of Africa")
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Alternate Names:

Johnny Clegg & Savuka


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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[on his cancer condition] I'm living in a parallel universe with my condition See more »


Detested being called a political activist. Instead he preferred being called a cultural activist. See more »


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