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Haitian Government will repatriate the body of singer Manno Charlemagne from Miami, to fulfill his wish of being buried in Haiti

Posted by Lenouvelliste on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, In : Culture 


The Ministry of Culture prepares a bouquet of tributes to Manno (Emmanuel) Charlemagne, engaged artist and former mayor of Port-au-Prince, who died in Miami this weekend. The information was revealed to the newspaper by the director of this ministry, Jean Michel Lapin, contacted by telephone in the early evening of Tuesday. According to him, the ministry and the artist's family had talks and agreed on an agenda. Thus, according to Jean Michel Lapin, there will be, in Miami this Friday, Decemb...

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Samba Kessy, a towering figure in Haitian music died at 54

Posted by hougansydney.com on Sunday, December 11, 2016, In : Culture 
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One of Haiti's most prominent and respected musicians has passed away. The lead singer of the Rasin group, Koudjay, Jean Samuel Lubin, known by his stage name Samba Kessy, died on December 9th at the age of 54, at Saint Nicholas Public Hospital in the town of Saint Marc, following, according to reports, a discomfort after a performance.

Samba Kessy was a towering figure in Haitian music and one of the pioneers of the Rasin movement. Haiti's most political musical genre; traditional songs and V...

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