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Harry Belafonte

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Born in:New York,
United States of America
Year of Birth:1927
Year of death:2023


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Harry Belafonte was born in 1927 in New York, but grew up in Jamaica. In the early fifties he returned to the US where he was singing to pay for his acting training at. In 1952 he introduced his hit The Banana Boat Song calypso music to the general American public. Belafonte also later sang blues, folk, gospel and show tunes. In addition, Belafonte appeared in musicals and films. Belafonte was alsomore

Also known as

  • Harold George Belafonte

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