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Legendary South African Gospel Singer Lionel Peterson Dies At Age 74

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Lionel Peterson Dies At 74 After Battling With Health Issues

– Lionel Peterson Dies At 74 After Battling Long-Term Health Issues

Legendary South African gospel singer and preacher Lionel Peterson has passed on to glory at 74, after battling with long-term health issues.

The gospel singer passed on to glory on Thursday the 14th of July. SelahAfrik had reported on “Peace(Jehovah Knows)” crooner health issues in 2017, reporting that he needs assistance. This was afetr the post made by Producer, Wilson Joel  aka, Music Magnate.

The late gospel singer, also served as a pastor at Rhema Church. He was popularly known for his Folk gospel music.

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He became a pastor while performing Gospel music at the church due to his commitment to his religion and music. His first single “Come Back Liza” received an award in South Africa..

Lionel Peterson who was in a band named Thunderballs and later joined a unique group named The Miracles in 1969. He also joined a Soweto group as he later joined the Rhema Church, where he recorded many of his songs and album.

Lionel has stopped performing since 2016, when his health deteriorated.

Although the cause of death has not been revealed by his family or friends, As Lionel Peterson dies, he leaves behind a musical legacy that will be remembered for years to come.

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