Malawi’s veteran producer Lemekeza Phiri dies

By Chisomo Phiri

Death has been one of the country’s long- serving music producers and pianists Lemekeza Phiri.

Family members confirmed the death of Phiri on Monday saying he died in India where he went to seek medical help.

Phiri’s death shocked many musicians in the country including Wendy Harawa.

Lemekeza Phiri

Harawa wrote on her facebook wall:
“The industry has lost an asset. Heaven has gained. Rest in peace Lemekeza Phiri.”

Until his death,Phiri was a member of the original Mibawa TV Band.

He hailed from Ntcheu district.