Sunday, 27 September 2015

Highlife music legend, Tunde Osofisan dies at 77


One of the last highlife musicians standing, Tunde Osofisan (1938-2015) died yesterday, aged 77.
 
Tunde Osofisan

He has been wheel chair ridden for eighth years He last performed at the 50th Independence anniversary in 2010 as one of the the highlife maestros that performed at the Festival 50 Concert held at City Hall, Lagos Island.

Among the music legends that performed during the event include Chris Ajilo, Orlando Julius, Ebenezer Obey, now late Fatai Rolling Dollar and K Mann from Ghana, Victor Olaiya and Prince Bull.
  
Osofisan was a member of the famous Roy Chicago Band from 1950s.

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