Bothwell Nyamhondera
  • Music Producer
Known forBeing a music producer.
ChildrenSinikiwe, Sibongile and Farai

Bothwell Nyamhondera is a Zimbabwean music producer. He is known for producing music for Alick Macheso, Nicholas Zakaria and the late Tongai Moyo, among others whom he recorded with during his tenure at Gramma Records.


Nyamhondera was born and bred in Mutare.[1] He is married to Spiwe and they have three children Sinikiwe, Sibongile and Farai. As of 2011 he had one grandchild named Krystal.[2]


He attended his primary and secondary education in Mutare and moved to Harare in 1978 upon completion of his studies. [1]


While in Harare, he formed a group called Octave. The group was made up of members such as Ernest Sando, Louis Mhlanga, Chris Chabuka, Eppias Paradza, and the late Alfred de Sousa. In 1980, he joined Shed Studios as a trainee engineer.

He worked at Shed until 1982. He then joined Gramma Records where he worked for 22 years as their resident engineer and later became their chief producer. In 2004, he left Gramma Records to work as a freelance engineer / producer at different studios. He had a brief stint at Last Power Media from 2009 to 2011. He left for the United Kingdom to join his family. He came back in 2013 and joined Diamond Studios.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Bothwell Nyamhondera, Music In Africa, published: November 9, 2015, retrieved: August 28, 2017
  2. ‘Piracy will kill local music industry’, NewsDay, published: June 16, 2011, retrieved: August 28, 2017