Keorapetse Kgositsile South African poet and journalist

Keorapetse Kgositsile is a 79 years old South African poet and journalist from Johannesburg, Gauteng. Keorapetse Kgositsile was born on September 19, 1938 (died on January 03, 2018, he was 79 years old) in Johannesburg, Gauteng as Keorapetse William Kgositsile.



Keorapetse William Kgositsile also known as Bra Willie is a South African poet and political activist. An influential member of the African National Congress in the 1960s and 1970s he was inaugurated as South Africa's National Poet Laureate in 2006. Kgositsile lived in exile in the United States from 1962 until 1975 the peak of his literary career. He made extensive study of African-American literature and culture becoming particularly interested in jazz.
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His real name:
Birth name of Keorapetse Kgositsile is Keorapetse William Kgositsile
Is Keorapetse Kgositsile still alive?

No, he died on 01/03/2018, 4 years ago. He was 79 years old when he died. He died in Parktown



He had one child, Earl (28, American rapper) . When his first child, Earl Sweatshirt, was born, Keorapetse Kgositsile was 55 years old.


He graduated from Columbia University and Columbia University School Of The Arts

What was Keorapetse's zodiac sign?

Keorapetse Kgositsile zodiac sign was virgo.

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