8 December 2012

Angola: Singer Mário Clington Laid to Be Buried Saturday

Luanda — The remains of the Angolan singer and historian Mário Clington will be buried Saturday at "Alto das Cruzes" cemetery, in Luanda, Angop has learnt.

Born in 1938, the singer died on Tuesday, victim of illness.

During his musical career, the singer founded the historic groups as Escola de Samba, Fogo Negro and Gongo.

Mário Clington, along with the musician Barceló de Carvalho "Bonga, founded in France, the Afro-Brazilian group Batuki.

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