South African musicians died when they were 53

Here are 17 famous musicians from South Africa died at 53:

Adolph Malan

Adolph Malan (March 24, 1910 Wellington-September 17, 1963) also known as Adolph Gysbert "Sailor" Malan was a South African personality.

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Bevil Rudd

Bevil Rudd (October 5, 1894 Kimberley, Northern Cape-February 2, 1948 Kimberley, Northern Cape) also known as Bevil Gordon D Rudd was a South African journalist.

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Alfred Beit

Alfred Beit (February 15, 1853 Hamburg-July 16, 1906 Welwyn) was a South African personality.

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Fred Smith

Fred Smith (March 31, 1861-April 17, 1914) was a South African personality.

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Charles Fichardt

Charles Fichardt (March 20, 1870 South Africa-May 30, 1923) was a South African personality.

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Damian D'Oliveira

Damian D'Oliveira (October 19, 1960-June 29, 2014) was a South African personality. His child is called Brett D'Oliveira.

He died caused by cancer.

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Charles Hefferon

Charles Hefferon (January 25, 1878 Berkshire-March 15, 1931) also known as Charles A. Hefferon was a South African personality.

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Harry Isaacs

Harry Isaacs (January 26, 1908-September 13, 1961) was a South African personality.

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Samora Machel

Samora Machel (September 29, 1933 Gaza Province-October 19, 1986 Mbuzini) also known as Samora Moises Machel was a South African politician. His children are called Josina Z. Machel, Malengani Machel, Joscelina Machel, Idelson Machel, Olívia Machel, N’tewane Machel and Samito Machel.

He died caused by aviation accident or incident.

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Robert Sobukwe

Robert Sobukwe (December 5, 1924 Graaff-Reinet-February 27, 1978 Kimberley, Northern Cape) was a South African personality.

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Colin Winter

Colin Winter (October 10, 1928 Stoke-on-Trent-November 17, 1981) was a South African personality.

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Salty du Rand

Salty du Rand (January 16, 1926 South Africa-April 5, 1979) was a South African personality.

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Ernest Eustice

Ernest Eustice (November 30, 1904-March 30, 1958) was a South African personality.

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John Matshikiza

John Matshikiza (November 26, 1954 Johannesburg-September 15, 2008 Melville, Gauteng) was a South African actor, theatre director, poet and journalist. He had two children, Lindi Matshikiza and Fubi Matshikiza.

He died in myocardial infarction.

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Mario Oriani-Ambrosini

Mario Oriani-Ambrosini (October 26, 1960 Italy-August 16, 2014 South Africa) was a South African personality.

He died caused by lung cancer.

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James Lorimer

James Lorimer (April 5, 1962 South Africa-April 5, 2015) was a South African personality.

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Bheki Mseleku

Bheki Mseleku (March 3, 1955 Durban-September 9, 2008 London) a.k.a. Mseleku, Bheki was a South African personality.

Discography: Star Seeding, Meditations, Timelessness, Celebration and Beauty of Sunrise. His related genres: Jazz.

He died caused by diabetes mellitus.

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