Chiedza Brown
Chiedza Brown, Andy Brown children, Chiwoniso Maraire
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BornChiedza Zvondiwe Brown
(1999-12-13) December 13, 1999 (age 21)
Harare, Zimbabwe
DiedSeptember 12, 2015(2015-09-12) (aged 15)
Denton, Texas, USA
Cause of deathSuicide
Other namesChi
Known forBeing the child of Andy Brown and Chiwoniso Maraire
Parent(s)Andy Brown (father) & Chiwoniso Maraire (mother)
RelativesAmmara Brown, Devona, Shahla, Alexander, Chengeto, Ushe, Jason, Andy Brown Junior and Alzaeed

Chiedza 'Chi' Brown was the daughter of legendary Zimbabwean singers, Andy Brown and Chiwoniso Maraire. She was also sister to singer/song writer Ammara Brown. Faced with the pressures of life[1], Chiedza would tragically take her own life in September 2015[1].


Chiedza Zvondiwe Brown was born on 13 December 1999 in Harare, Zimbabwe to Andy Brown and Chiwoniso Maraire. After being a pre-mature baby, her father would pour her with love and affection[1]. Her parents had another daughter together, Chengeto, while her father had 8 other children, Ammara Brown being one of them. After her parents passing, Chi would relocate to Texas, USA together with her elder sister, Chengeto and live with her aunt Tawona Gatson.

Musical Skills

In 2011 at the ZIFF backstage Ammara would notice her playing skills after their father alert her. She would be playing "Next Lifetime" which not long after would be dedicated to Andy Brown himself at his funeral[1]. She would go on to show her musical proneness at her mothers funeral not long after.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Ammara Brown, With such a heavy heart.., Ammara Brown Facebook Page]], Published: 20 Sep 2015, Retrieved: 21 Sep 2015