Leonard Dembo

Zimbabwean Musician
Born Feb 6, 1961

Leonard Tazvivinga Dembo was a Zimbabwean musician whose band, the Barura Express, became popular in Zimbabwe during the 1990s.

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1959 Birth Dembo was born on 6 February 1959 in Chivi, in Masvingo province of Zimbabwe. … Read More


1982 23 Years Old Failing to make it in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe's second largest city, Leonard Dembo moved to Harare where in 1982 he joined an outfit known as the Outsiders. … Read More
1985 26 Years Old 1 More Event
He succeeded to team up with few other friends and in 1985 formed the Barura Express. … Read More


1991 32 Years Old Dembo grew in popularity during the late 80s, but his breakthrough was the 1991 hit Chitekete, which became the most popular song in Zimbabwe since 1980. … Read More
1996 37 Years Old Dembo died on 9 April 1996, before his music had the opportunity to reach international audiences. … Read More
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