Five famous people you probably didn’t know are from Zambia

Novieku Babatunde Adeola October 24, 2019
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Robert John “Mutt” Lange

Known as a producer and one with the innovations of multi-track recording, Robert Lange is also famous for being a songwriter.

Born in Northern Rhodesia, he has produced albums for music heavyweights:  Céline Dion, AC/DC, Britney Spears, Def Leppard, The Boomtown Rats, Foreigner, Michael Bolton, The Cars, Bryan Adams, Huey Lewis and the News, Billy Ocean, The Corrs, Maroon 5, Lady Gaga, Nickelback, and Muse.

He produced Shania Twain’s best-selling country album, Come on Over in 1997. The album became the best-selling studio album by a female act, the best-selling album of the 1990s, and the 9th best-selling album in the United States.

He was born in Zambia, raised in Durban to his German mother and wealthy South African father.

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