Aurlus Mabélé

Aurlus Mabélé (26 October 1953 – 19 March 2020) was a Congolese singer and composer. He was commonly referred to as the "King of Soukous".[1]

Aurlus Mabélé
Born
Aurélien Miatsonama

(1953-10-26)October 26, 1953
DiedMarch 19, 2020(2020-03-19) (aged 66)
Paris, France
NationalityCongolese
Occupationsinger, composer
ChildrenLiza Monet

Aurlus Mabélé was born in Brazzaville, his real name was Aurélien Miatsonama.[2] In 1974, he created the band "Les Ndimbola Lokole" with Jean Baron, Pedro Wapechkado and Mav Cacharel [fr]. [3]

During the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic in France, he contracted novel coronavirus. On 19 March, he died from the infection in Paris.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Coronavirus: 67-year-old Congolese musician Aurlus Mabele is dead". Africa Tembelea. 20 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Aurlus Mabélé". musicinafrica.net (in French). 28 September 2019.
  3. ^ "MAV CACHAREL'S BIOGRAPHY". mavcacharel.free.fr. 19 December 2016.
  4. ^ "COVID-19:Congolese music legend Aurlus Mabele dies". The New Times. 20 March 2020.