Wednesday, 9 June 2010
ZOUK LEGEND IS DEAD
Gabonese singer Oliver N'Goma is dead. The famous singer died Monday night in a hospital in the Gabonese capital, Libreville. He suffered kidney failure, New Vision reports.
N'Goma was regarded as "a monument of Gabonese music. He had gained international fame through music in the style Zouk.”
Born in south-west of Gabon March 23, 1959, Oliver N'Goma started singing at the age of eight years. His father was one of the best players of his harmonium region.
Music and cinema have been his two major passions. He studied accounting at the technical school of Libreville.