Basil Coetzee Biography

South African self-taught musician born in District Six (Cape Town), best known as a tenor saxophonist and his early collaborations with Dollar Brand.

Born : February 02, 1944 in Cape Town, South Africa.

Died : March 12, 1998 in Mitchell's Plain, South Africa.

Note: Often spelt as Basil 'Mannenberg' Coetzee, after his early hit 'Mannenberg' from 1974, named after a settlement created by the apartheid government for low income coloured families on the Cape Flats.

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