WATCH: Abigail Kubeka’s emotional musical tribute to Thandi Klaasen will give you goose bumps

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WATCH: Abigail Kubeka’s emotional musical tribute to Thandi Klaasen will give you goose bumps

TshisaLIVE | 2017-01-27 15:23:59.0

Abigail Kubeka sings at the funeral of jazz legend Thandi Klaasen.

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Veteran actress and musician Abigail Kubeka touched the hearts of many mourners at the funeral of Thandi Klaasen on Friday when she sang a final tribute to the late jazz icon .

Abigail took to the stage at Thandi’s funeral in Alberton, Johannesburg to sing a rendition of Frank Sinatra’s My Way.

Her emotional rendition replaced the words “my way” with “Thandi’s way”.

 

The emotionally-charged service was attended by a number of high-profile personalities, including former President Thabo Mbeki, Dorothy Masuku and Caiphus Semenya.

Thandi died at the age of 86 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. The musician and political stalwart was later laid to rest at the Thomas Nkosi Memorial Park, Heroes Acre in Boksburg.

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The tombstone of jazz legend, Thandi Klassen. Picture: Abigail Javier

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A tribute is written in the sand near the tombstone of jazz legend, Thandi Klassen. Picture: Abigail Javier



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