Award-winning gospel singer Lundi Tyamara died on Friday morning after a long battle with TB of the stomach and a liver condition.
The singer’s family confirmed that the 38-year-old passed away while receiving treatment at Edenvale hospital.
“Lundi put up a gallant fight against his illness, but God’s will prevailed,” Anele Hlazo, his manager and spokesperson for the family said. “We ask that his fans, supporters and followers join us in celebrating his life.
We will always remember him for how he brightened up our days with his God-given talent. Rest in peace Lundi.”
South Africa wakes up to the sad news of the passing of one of its great sons. Lundi has been treasure to all of us. May his soul RIP. pic.twitter.com/TINuDn6zT2
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