Lydia Mamsie Tsosane was born in South Africa, both mother and father were singers.  She started singing in church and in school choirs.

Her music career started when she teamed up with a township band from Soweto, performing in jazz clubs and at national jazz festivals, galas, etc.

She recorded with many well known South African artists and got her first break as a song writer when one of her songs was featured in an album called “Classically Zulu”.

Sweet Dreams Medley Cover for The Voice Of Germany

In 2003 she was asked to join “Umoja”, the number one musical in South Africa. She toured with them in South Africa, Asia and Europe.

In 2006 Mamsie moved to Hamburg/Germany to be part of the Disney musical “König der Löwen” (“Lion King”), covering the roles of Rafiki and Shenzi.

In September 2008 she joined André Heller’s circus show “Afrika! Afrika!” as a lead singer and toured Europe with them. In 2009 she went back to the studio and released two solo albums.

Mamsie Tsosane Live @ Bürgerhaus Wilhelmsburg 10.09.2011

Liar” her first single which made top 10 on the independent artist music charts, “Nice & Slow followed. She is now working on her full album (Emotions) which is full of R&B, Pop, Soul sounds.

Recently worked with the Hamburg musical once on this island which was a two day show to raise money for the Aids Hilfe Hamburg, joined the power of sister act gala performance) as Deloris, toured Deutschland and Austria with Soulfoot the show.

Mamsie Tsosane Live auf dem Gänsemarkt Hamburg

Lydia Mamsie Tsosane’s Trivia

Umoja the musical, Lion King Hamburg, Afrika Afrika, Once On This Island, The Power Of Sister Act, Soulfoot The Show.

Worked and shared the stage with the likes of Howard Carpendale, Nina Hagen, Michael Bernard Schmidt (Smudo), Darryl Smith, Danny Kretschmer ( D-Flame), Lulu Hughes, Holger Schmidt.

Also Timothy Riley, Cosma Shiva Hagen, Natalie Pütz (Naima), Emmanuel Ngole (Gros), Wolfgang Sabrowsky,

Love Newkirk, Nigel Asher, Tanzquelle (Alafia), Cornelia Ewert, Thor Hagedorn (Thor Dc) Lebogang Masemola, Judith Sephuma, Ringo Madlingozi, Nana Coyote, Gloria Bosman, Abigail Kubheka, Dolly Rathebe, June Kraus to name a few.

LINKS

http://www.reverbnation.com/lydiamamsietsosane
http://www.myspace.com/lydiamamsietsosane
http://www.facebook.com/mamsie.tsosane
http://www.twitter.com/LydiaTsosane

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