Veteran South African Musician Steve Fataar Is Dead

The guitarist of famed group The Flames has died at the age of 76.

Legendary South African guitarist, Steve Fataar who was a member of the 60s group, The Flames has been reported dead.

The news was confirmed by Joey Fourie, a close friend of Steve’s and the owner of The Daily Music Show in Cape Town on Channel24 on Saturday, January 18.

“He passed on in the early hours of this morning after his gig at Zach’s. He came home and died in his sleep of lung complications,” he said.

According to reports, Fataar suffered from lung complications, although the exact cause of death has not yet been confirmed. The singer is however believed to have died in his sleep in the early hours of Saturday morning just a few hours after playing a gig at popular Durban venue, Zacks.

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Steve Fataar playing the guitar (The Citizen)

Fataar was well-known for playing with his band, The Flames, best known for their 1967 hit record, ‘For Your Precious Love’.

The guitarist had been suffering from a breathing illness since 2014. In the same year, his music friends held a benefit concert on his behalf because of his health issues. The concert featured acts The Reals, The Hairy-Legged Lentil Eaters and Graham Boyle and Spider Murch.


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