Edward Sonnyboy Bhengu was born on 8 November 1934 in Sophiatown to Gladys Toti in the Italian household of the Mattera family. He was the first born son of Pasquale “Grovaa” Mattera, and the eldest brother of Don Mattera, also of Sophiatown. Bhengu then moved to George Goch (Eastern Native Township) to live with his maternal grandfather Sgt Bhengu.


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