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Well-known Afrikaans singer Randall Wicomb dies

Family friend said Wicomb was surrounded by his family when he died during the early hours of this morning.

Well known Afrikaans singer Randall Wicomb. Picture: Facebook.

JOHANNESBURG - Well known Afrikaans singer Randall Wicomb has died after a long battle with prostate cancer at the age of 66.

Wicomb was known for songs including Dans Met die Rooi Rok and Snoektyd In Die Kaap.

Family friend Johan Rademan said Wicomb was surrounded by his family when he died during the early hours of this morning.

"With sadness that I must say a friend of mine Randall Wicomb has passed away this morning at 04h45. Being an iconic Afrikaans singer, we're all filled with sadness, people are commemorating him, WhatsApp messages coming in and Facebook from all over the world."

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