Vicky Longomba

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Vicky Longomba in 1960

Victor Longomba Besange Lokuli, commonly known as Vicky Longomba, (December 13, 1932 – March 12, 1988 in Kinshasa[1]) was a singer and a founding member of Tout puissant OK Jazz, a Congolese rumba group.[2][3]

He later formed his own group, Lovy du Zaire.

He was the father of Lovy Longomba (member of Super Mazembe) and Awilo Longomba, both popular musicians.

References[edit]

  1. ^ www.congolite.ca
  2. ^ Franco: National Geographic World Music
  3. ^ Simon Broughton; Mark Ellingham; Richard Trillo (1999). World Music. Rough Guides. ISBN 1858286352.