Musician Joseph Kamaru, 79, dies at MP Shah Hospital

Benga musician Joseph Kamaru entertains guests during Madaraka celebrations in Nyeri on June 1, 2017. Mr Kamaru died at the MP Shah Hospital in Nairobi on October 3, 2018. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Mr Maina said the musician started developing health problems at the beginning of 2018.
  • Kikuyu pop musician Epha Maina eulogised the late Kamaru terming him as the "father of all the artistes"

Celebrated Kikuyu benga musician Joseph Kamaru has died at the MP Shah Hospital in Nairobi where he had been admitted since Monday after he fell ill, his son, Stephen Maina, has confirmed.

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