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us: Mqhayi, S. E. K.

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    • us: Mqhayi, Samuel Edward Krune
    • us: Mqhayi, Samuel E. Khune (Samuel Edward Khune)
    • us: Mqhayi, Samuel Edward Khune
    • us: Mqhayi, S. E. K. (Samuel Edward Krouné)
    • us: Mqhayi, Samuel Edward Krouné
    • us: Lord Sheshegu
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1875-12-01
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1945-07-29
    • Birth Place

        Gqumahase (South Africa)
    • Death Place

        (naf) East London (South Africa)
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        (naf) South Africa
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    • found: Jadezweni M. Two Xhosa praise poets in performance, 1999: p. 7 (S.E.K. Mqhayi)
    • found: SANB 89 (hdg.: Mqhayi, S. E. K. (Samuel Edward Krune), 1875-1945; usage: S.E.K. Mqhayi)
    • found: OCLC database (10-23-01): Umqhayi wase-Ntab̳'ozuko,1952: (hdg.: Mqhayi, S. E. K. (Samuel Edward Krouné), 1875-1945
    • found: nucPre-1956: I-nzuzo, 1948: (hdg.: Mqhayi, Samuel E. Khune)
    • found: Dictionary of South African Biography, Vol. I, 1968: p. 565 (Mqhayi, Samuel Edward Krune; b. Dec. 1, 1875; d. July 29, 1945; Xhosa poet and novelist)
    • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed February 27, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Mqhayi, Samuel Edward Krune; Samuel Krune; Imbongiyesizwejikelele; Lord Sheshegu; NzuluLwazi; Traffic Manager; poet, fiction writer, biographer, historian, political figure; born 1 December 1875 in Gqumahase, South Africa; completed Lovedale in South Africa; enjoyed izibongo, traditional Xhosa oral poetry, becoming the most prominent imbongi of the time; produced an izibongo in honor of the Prince of Wales on tour of the British Empire (1925); released discs of the izibongo, first commercial recordings produced by a Xhosa imbongi (1933); pioneering works were, Xhosa, USamson and, second volume of Xhosa poetry, Imihobenemibongo (1907, 1927); prominent works include, the novels Ityalalamawele (The Trial of the Twins) and UDonJadu (Don Jadu), biography of John Knox Bokwe (Ubombo Mfundisiu John Knox Bokwe), the autobiography, UMqhayiwaseNtabozuko (Mqhayi of Mount Glory) and poetry collection, Inzuzo (Profit) (1914, 1929, 1925, 1938, 1942); died 29 July 1945 near East London, South Africa)
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