Alice Mwaka Claassen was born in Kitwe, Zambia. She studied LLB at the University of Zambia and LLM in EU Law at the University of Leicester in England.  Alice has lived in East and West Africa as well as in the Netherlands and in Denmark for several years.

She is the founder of GOSRA International and GOSRA Studios a music company based in Pretoria, South Africa.  Alice is also a graduate of Theology. She enjoys teaching, writing and producing music.