RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

- 2018 has proven to be a year of loss for South Africa and the loss this week of prolific Jazz musician, Dr Philip Tabane is yet another blow to the country

- Tabane died from an age related illness on Friday. Celebrities took to social media to share their condolences to the musician's family.

- His music in the form of the soundtrack of many a Muvhango episode will live on forever in the hearts of many South Africans

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South Africa lost yet another icon this week with the death of prolific jazz musician, Dr. Philip Tabane.

Briefly.co.za this week that Dr Tabane had died as a result of age related illness. He was 84 years-old.

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Tabane was best known for hits such as Nkupi and Muvhango. He was part of the musical group known as The Malombo Jazz Men. The South African Music Awards honoured Tabane with a Lifetime Achievement Award in 1998.

Celebrities of all types took to twitter and other social media platforms to pay their respects.

Here are some of the more memorable and trending posts by Saturday afternoon.

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  • RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media

    RIP Dr Philip Tabane: South Africans share condolences on social media