Late Sungura Legend, Leonard Dembo’s Mother Dies

Late Sungura Legend, Leonard Dembo’s Mother Dies

LATE Sungura icon, Leonard Dembo’s mother, Sukai Pasipanodya has died.

She was 92.

The cause of her death has not been disclosed yet.

Tendai Dembo son of the late ‘Venenzia’ hitmaker, Leonard, confirmed the news of his grandmother’s passing on his Facebook page Tuesday.

“The tree has fallen mumvuri hapachina ambuya marwadzisa nguva haisi yedu asi makaita basa makazvara mabasa akazvara mabasa.

“R.. P gogo Mwari akugamuchirei akupei pekugara muchitigadzirirawo pekugara sevakuru vedu,” he wrote.

Leonard died in 1996 at the age of 37.

The late music icon Leonard Dembo’s mother, Ambuya Sukai Pasipanodya Dembo has died.

Tendai confirmed his grandmother’s death saying she died yesterday in Mhondoro.

A mother to a Legend, Mbuya Dembo was a revered figure which saw a number of corporates paying homage to her with an assortment of gifts.

Music fans early this year honoured the woman who gave birth to the Sungura ace whose music legacy still lives on – 25 years after his death.