IN PICTURES | Remembering Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala
Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala's death has sent shock waves across the nation.
The veteran lead singer of the group died on Tuesday at age 78 after battling health issues since retiring from the group five years ago.
Group manager Xolani Majozi told TshisaLIVE the group has been informed about his death, and the Shabalala family will issue an official statement later in the day.
Joseph founded the group in 1960, and it has won numerous international awards, including multiple Grammy awards.
The group's lead singer performed with some of the world's greatest musicians, including Paul Simon and Salif Keita.
Here are some of the memorable moments from the musician's life.