President pays tribute to anthem composer Axali Doeseb

Axali Doeseb

President Hage Geingob has shared his condolences after the death of composer Axali Doeseb on Friday.

Doeseb, a well-known figure in Namibia’s music and cultural fields, is best known for his instrumental role in composing the Namibian national anthem.

In a statement, Geingob paid tribute to Doeseb’s significant contributions to his nation: “I have received the news of Axali Doeseb’s passing with a heavy heart. He was not only an artist and composer but also a driving force behind the creation of our national anthem, ‘Namibia, Land of the Brave.’ His efforts in shaping our nation’s identity will forever be remembered.”

Geingob extended his condolences to Doeseb’s wife, Amalia Doeses, his children and family.

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