• STRONG VOICES photo | Beyonce Knowles, Nelson Mandela

Credit: Jon Furniss/WireImage

Published: Thursday July 18, 2013 12:00 PM EDT

2013

STRONG VOICES

One of Mandela's great cultural moments comes in 2003, when he is honored in Cape Town at the star-studded AIDS awareness 46664 Concert, featuring performances by Queen, Peter Gabriel, U2, the Eurythmics and Beyoncé, an admirer. Mandela lost a son to AIDS in 2005 and worked to promote understanding about the disease after stepping down from the presidency in 1999.



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