Abeti Masikini in 1989
|Birth name||Elisabeth Finant|
|Born||9 November 1954|
Stanleyville, Belgian Congo
|Died||September 28, 1994 (aged 39)|
Elisabeth Finant (9 November 1954 – 28 September 1994), known professionally as Abeti Masikini, was a singer from the Belgian Congo who was active in France from 1971 until her death in 1994 at the age of 39. Her music pulled from a variety of genres, including soukous, Congolese rumba, folk music, and the blues. She recorded 21 albums during her career for a variety of record labels including RCA Records and Polygram Records among others.
- Berthrand Nguyen Matoko (1999). Abeti Masikini la voix d'or du Zaïre. L'Harmattan. ISBN 2-738-47823-9.
- "Abeti Masikini, vingt-quatre ans déjà après une carrière fulgurante : la première femme congolaise à s'imposer professionnellement dans le monde musical". Digital Congo (in French). 29 September 2018. Retrieved 6 November 2018.
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