RIP: Kenya’s most romantic singer dies

A Kenyan musician who composed the most popular song used in weddings back in the day has died.

Waigwa Wachira, who is famed for the song ‘Marry Me’, dubbed Kenya’s love ballad, is said to have died a few days ago from Parkinsons disease at the age of 68.

Many remember Waigwa Wachira for his popular 1983 hit song which newly weds used to walk down the aisle to. Listen to the song below,

According to his bio, Waigwa is a singer, songwriter, stage and film actor and author and playwright.

Many have compared him to equally romantic singers like Marvin Gaye, Luther Vandross among others whose love ballads have won hearts.

May he rest in peace.


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