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Beauler Dyoko
 Photograph by Chicago Dzviti 
 1994, 9ΒΌ" x 14" 

Ambuya (grandmother) Beauler Dyoko is one of the few women in Zimbabwe who play mbira. She is known for her beautiful voice and for the strong lyrics she has added to many traditional mbira songs. Her mbira style is uncluttered, with an exciting and distinctive rhythmic feel. Ambuya Beauler is a very sweet, yet funky woman and all of that comes through in her music. (Erica Azim)