The tragic death of Deborah Fraser has hit her world so hard, as she was known to be a prominent gospel singer, who reportedly died at the age of 56 after having a stroke.
Debra was brought to the hospital after her health deteriorated and she suffered a stroke over the week. On Sunday afternoon, Deborah Fraser passed away at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital.
Deborah was a gospel singer from South Africa. After suffering a stroke, she died on the 15th of May 2022. She began her career as a backup vocalist in 1985 and released her first album, Abanye bayombona, in 2000. Over one million copies of the record have been sold.
“As the family of Dr. Deborah Fraser, we would ask to be allowed time to understand and deal with this awful situation. Any developments will be communicated to the public.”
Joy Mbewana who is known to be head of the Cultural and Creative Industries of South Africa (CCIFSA), verified her death, as did a family friend who was there at the hospital when Fraser was pronounced dead. “Debra has passed away. “Her body is being transferred to the hospital mortuary as we speak,” the buddy explained.
Deborah disclosed in a recent interview with TshisaLIVE that she was hospitalized from February to March this year after becoming ill on her way to a show in Klerksdorp, North West, and had been wheelchair confined since then.
Her record Uhambo was nominated for Best Traditional Faith Album at the 23rd South African Music Awards.
Her studio album OkaJehova Akanqotshwa was released on April 12, 2019. Dr. Deborah Fraser was awarded a doctorate of philosophy in the sacred space of music by Trinity International Bible University.
Debra Fraser Relationship Status Revealed
Deborah Fraser and Sockey Okeke were once married, he was a Nigerian pastor, but they split when Deborah accused him of being violent.
Her musical career began in 1985, and she has collaborated with a number of well-known performers. She didn’t release a solo album until the year 2000, and it was an instant hit.
She claims to be the voice behind the majority of Brenda Fassie’s songs.
Yvonne Chaka Chaka and Lucky Dube used her as backup singers. Mariam Makeba, Hugh Masekela, Caiphus Semenya, and Letta Mbulu are among her collaborators.
Deborah Fraser’s only child is Mbuso Fraser.
Fraser had been extremely ill for the previous seven days, according to her pals. For years, the musician, who is famed for tunes like Abanye Bayombona and Hamba Sathane, has battled diabetes.
The singer spent weeks at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in February of this year. She couldn’t walk after recovering from a catastrophic diabetes episode and had to be confined to a wheelchair, and she suffered from night blindness and dizziness.