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Who was Zex Manatsa and what was his cause of death? Tributes Pour In As “Veteran musician” dead at 80
Who was Zex Manatsa and what was his cause of death? Tributes Pour In As “Veteran musician” dead at 80: With a heavy heart, we are sharing the sudden passing of legendary musician, Zex Manatasa.
The passing of the musician put his family, friends, and fans in big grief. A shock wave is currently taking the internet as his fans are paying tributes to him and sending their condolences to his family. At the time of his passing Zex was 80 years old. As soon as his passing news came to the fore his fans came in a big trauma and are keen to know more about him and the cause of his demise. Continue to read to know the cause of his unexpected demise and some aspects of his life.
Who was Zex Manatsa?
Zex was a retired male singer, bass player, and songwriter who hailed from zimbabwe. He was widely known for attracting a 50000 crowd to witness his marriage at Rufaro Stadium in the year 1979 in Harare. Manatsa was also part of the musicians who sang at the time of the attainment of Independence in the year 1980 alongside reggae icon Bob Marley.
Zex Manatsa Death Cause
As per the reports, Zex Manatsa passed away on Thursday, 20th of January 2022 after he succumbed to Multiple Myeloma, which is a cancer of plasma cells. His passing news is officially confirmed by his team and family on social media. The death announcement was made on the Facebook page of the late musician and has since been affirmed by the family members. The Facebook post reads, “With great sadness, we would like to let everyone know that our father, our pastor, legend, and sekuru, Zexie Manatsa, has succumbed to cancer. May his dear soul rest in peace. 01/01/44-20/01/2022.”
How did Zex Manatsa die? illness Explained
In the month of August 2021, Zex Manatsa disclosed that he had been diagnosed with cancer known as Multiple Myeloma. In the month of December 2021, Manatasa took to social media and disclosed that he was admitted to the hospital where he was getting treatment from specialists. The veteran musician spent Christmas in the hospital getting treatment for a type of cancer diagnosed, but his health continued to deteriorate.
He refuted hearsay accusing that he was stranded and that he was rejected assistance by ZANU-PF. Zex Manatsa disclosed that his family was taking good care of him and making sure that all his medical bills were paid.
Zex Manatsa: Wife, Kids, and Net Worth
Zex Manatsa was born on 1st January 1994 and tied the wedding knot to Stella Manatsa (nee Katehwe) with whom they had a wedding in the year 1979 at Rufaro Stadium in Harare. He also has 6 sons and all are into music. He also has 12 grandchildren. He launched his music career in the year 1959 in Mhangura, Zimbabwe at the age of 17 with his young brothers performing covers as Mambo Jazz Band. Funeral arrangements will be declared in due course.
Veteran musician Zex Manatsa dies