Mtukudzi’s Former Manager Narrates How Late Musician Met Wife Daisy, Composed Svovi Yangu

In an interview with The Chronicle, Oliver Mtukudzi’s former manager Nicodemus Manyame talked about how Tuku met Daisy and how the late musician composed his songs.

He said Daisy was working in a shop when she met Tuku. Manyame said Mtukudzi wrote the song “Svovi yangu” which he dedicated to Daisy within a week. Said Manyame:

Daisy Mushonga went to Globe and Phoenix Secondary School in Kwekwe. She was working in a shop at Old Mbizo Shopping Centre when she met Tuku. I remember when Tuku wrote the song “Svovi yangu” for Daisy, she would visit us while we were working on the song but she never knew about it. We kept it a secret until it was released. This was when I witnessed his composing prowess because it did not take a week to be written but it went on to be a hit. He went on to record many songs based on reality like “Ndafunga Dande” which he wrote after spending almost two months on a European tour.

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Oliver Mtukudzi, also known as "Tuku" (short for Mtukudzi) was a singer-songwriter, actor, writer, film director and entrepreneur. With over 60 albums to his name, he was one of Zimbabwe's top musicians and lead of the band The Black Spirits. His music was mainly in... Read More About Oliver Mtukudzi

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