Contemporary Arts Center
Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center
for Contemporary Art
44 E. 6th Street,
Cincinnati, OH 45202

513 345 8400


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Musician and activist Fela Anikulap-Kuti was born in 1938 in Abeokuta, Nigeria. He began studying music in 1959 at the Trinity College of Music in London, UK. He is widely regarded for creating the genre of Afrobeat. Anikulap-Kuti died in 1997 in Lagos, Nigeria.

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