Jazz legend Thandi Klaasen will be laid to rest on Friday.
The singer died at the age of 86 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.
Klaasen has won numerous awards and has been recognised worldwide for her contribution to the arts and music.
In 1999, she received the Women of Distinction award in Canada and was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2006 South African Music Awards.
Klaasen will be buried near struggle stalwart Chris Hani.
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