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Nelson Mandela and music: 10 essential anti-apartheid songs
Nelson Mandela was, quite famously, a fan of European classical music. His two favorite composers were George Frideric Handel and Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky, but he grew up exposed to the country’s rich tradition of vocal groups forging a unique form of sacred rhythm music.
By Randall Roberts, Los Angeles Times Pop Music Critic
December 5, 2013