Who Is Johnny Clegg Wife? Jenny Clegg Wiki, Bio, Age, Children


Jenny Clegg Wiki

Jenny Clegg (born; Jennifer Bartlett) is the wife of the late South African musician and anthropologist Johnny Clegg. Johnny died on July 16, 2019 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. He was diagnosed with stage 2 pancreatic cancer in 2015.

Jenny Clegg Husband

Jenny married Johnny Clegg on March 26, 1989 in a traditional Zulu wedding in the Natal province in South Africa. Johnny was a South African musician and activist. who was born to an English father and a Rhodesian mother. His parents divorced when he was young and together with his mother he moved to Zimbabwe and at the age of 6, they moved to South Africa.

Johnny Clegg Cancer

Johnny was diagnosed with stage 2 pancreatic cancer in 2015. Two days later after the diagnosis, she underwent surgery and half of his pancreas, gall bladder, bile duct, duodenum and half of his stomach were removed. In November 2015 the cancer was pronounced in remission after undergoing a six-month chemotherapy regimen.

The cancer reappeared in August 2016 and underwent six months of chemo (Folfirinox) and in February 2017 he was pronounced in remission. The cancer reemerged with a very high tumor count as well as lesions in his lungs in October 2017, moving the level of cancer from stage 2 to stage 4. He again underwent chemo (Abraxane and Gemcitabine) after the chemo cycle finished there remained one small lesion in his right upper lung that was slightly active.

Johnny Clegg Death

Johnny died on July 16, 2019 at his home in Johannesburg, South Africa. His death was confirmed by a statement released on his Facebook account by his manager Roddy Quin. In the statement Quin said; “Johnny leaves deep foot prints in the hearts of every person that considers him/herself to be an African. He showed us what it was to assimilate to and embrace other cultures without losing your identity. An anthropologist that used his music to speak to every person. With his unique style of music he traversed cultural barriers like few others. In many of us he awakened awareness.”

Johnny Clegg Children – Jenny Clegg Children

Jenny together with her husband has two sons  Jesse Clegg and Jaron Clegg. Jesse is a musician

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