Frogtoon Music - Artist Biography For Geoffrey Oryema
Geoffrey Oryema (16 April 1953 – 22 June 2018) was an internationally renowned Ugandan musician. In 1977 after the murder of his father, Erinayo Wilson Oryema, who was a cabinet minister in the government of Amin he began his life in exile. At the age of 24, and at the height of Idi Amin's power, Oryema was smuggled across the Ugandan border in the trunk of a car.
He sang in the languages of his youth, Swahili and Acholi, the languages of the lost country, the 'clear green land' of Uganda, and he also sang in English and French.
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