Gauteng Premier David Makhura has extended sincere condolences to the family and fans of gospel superstar, Lundi Tyamara on behalf of the Gauteng Provincial Government (GPG).
Lundi (38), had a long battle with stomach TB and liver complications, was announced dead in the early hours of Friday, 7 January, at Edenvale Hospital, south of Johannesburg.
Premier Makhura said: “We are deeply saddened by the loss of such a young talented life.”
Lundi’s dedication and commitment to his craft saw him grow from humble beginnings into a household name in the gospel industry,” said Premier Makhura.
Lundi became a national gospel superstar and a prominent figure in the South African music industry. He sold millions of records and won numerous South African Music Awards, Kora and Crown Gospel Music Awards in his outstanding music career.
Premier Makhura acknowledged that Lundi’s death was a great loss to the South African music industry.
In addition, Makhura said Lundi was an amazingly talented artist who had an incredible voice and superb stage presence and that he must rest in peace.