Ghanaian musicians died at 58

Here are 2 famous musicians from Ghana died at 58:

Gyearbuor Asante

Gyearbuor Asante (November 4, 1941 Accra-August 2, 2000 Accra) a.k.a. Christopher Asante was a Ghanaian actor.

He began his acting career in the 1970s, appearing in several Ghanaian films and stage productions. Asante was also known for his work as a voice actor, lending his voice to numerous documentaries, commercials, and radio dramas. His most notable film roles include appearances in "Heritage Africa" (1989), "Run Baby Run" (1994), and "Kukurantumi: Road to Accra" (1983). Asante was also a passionate advocate for African cinema, and worked to promote and develop the film industry in Ghana throughout his career. He passed away in 2000 at the age of 58.

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Kwame Baah

Kwame Baah (May 21, 1938 Dormaa Ahenkro-April 5, 1997) was a Ghanaian politician and soldier.

He rose through the ranks of the Ghanaian military to the position of Brigadier General, and subsequently served as the National Security Advisor and Minister of the Interior under the government of Jerry John Rawlings.

Baah was also key in playing a role in the establishment of the Economic Community of West African States Monitoring Group (ECOMOG), a peacekeeping force created in 1990 to intervene in Liberia's civil war.

In addition to his military and political roles, Baah was also known for his philanthropy and community service. He founded the Kwame Baah Foundation, which focused on initiatives such as education, healthcare and poverty alleviation in Ghana.

Baah's death in a car accident in 1997 was a great loss to Ghana, and he is still fondly remembered as a prominent figure in the country's history.

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