Written by Sphe J Hadebe
THE Novel, Corona virus is on a mission to sweep everything. It kills people, left, right and centre. This month alone, we have seen lot of celebrities dying because of Covid 19 complications. It did not end with celebrities but it proceeded on killing even prominent figures, amomgst them, it's politicians.
Now the country mourns passing of a historic man, who made a huge innovation system that is still used even now.
The founder of Computicket - Percy Tucker - died from COVID-19-related complications at the age of 92. He died at the age of 92. Tucker, who died on Friday, launched Computicket in 1971, which became the first electronic theatre booking in the world. This year marks 50 years of its existence.
The death of Tucker comes just when South Africans mourns passing of a jazz pioneer, and a veteran herself, Sbongile Khumalo, who died on Thursday after short illness. The details of her passing are still unknown as the family has not yet revealed it. Messages of tributes have been pouring in for her. At the very same week, another Jazz legend, Jonas Gwangwa passed on too.
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