Obituary of Harry Belafonte

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Harry Belafonte

Harold Belafonte (born March 1st, 1927 in Harlem, New York City, New York) was a Musician who was best known as the "King of Calypso" for popularizing the Caribbean musical style in the 1950s. Harry died on May 25th, 2022 (TBV) and his death was likely because of a very persistent illness. He was 95 years young when he died.

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Harry Belafonte Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Still Alive
    • Full Name: Belafonte, Harold
    • Common Name: Harry Belafonte
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Harlem, New York City, New York, United States
    • Birth Date: March 01, 1927
    • Age: 95
    • Also Known As: Harold Bellanfanti Jr.
    • Occupation: Musician

    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Totino's Pizza Rolls
    • Favorite Color: Burgandy (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Harold's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Harold George Bellanfanti Jr.
    • Father: Harold George Belafonete, Sr.
    • Mother: Melvine Belafonte (née Love)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Pamela Frank (married April 2008-present)
      • Julie Robinson-Belafonte (married 1957-divorced 2004)
      • Marguerite Byrd (married 1948-divorced 1957)
    • Son(s):
      • David Belafonte
    • Daughter(s):
      • Gina Belafonte
      • Shari Belafonte (with Byrd)
      • Adrienne Biesemeyer (with Byrd)
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Death Notice:

  • Date: Still Alive,
  • Place: Unknown
  • Cause of Death: Not Dead/Deceased

Category Tags:

MusicianAmerican Born on March 1st Born in 1927 Born in New York

Quotable Quotes:

"Unless you have had the experience of sitting in a village in war-ravaged Guatemala, or a humble, box-like room in the wretched South African township of Alexandra, or in a dust-covered hovel on a Native American reservation, or in the tin shacks that house the thousands who live desperate lives in East Kingston Jamaica, or in an overcrowded, below-poverty-level dwelling in a Ghetto in New York, Chicago, or Detroit, among people whose lives are dominated by their bitter struggle for existence and some bit of dignity, unless you've seen from these places the looks on the faces of small children as they watched Sesame Street or the Muppets, you'll never really understand what Jim and his colleagues have done for millions of children all over the world, children who have never smiled, nor dared to dream, had it not been for Jim Henson. I come from those places; I know these faces. Through them I came to fully appreciate Jim. (IMDB)"

Is Mr. Harold Belafonte still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has not passed away.

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Related Links:

Harry Belafonte @ Wikipedia
Harry Belafonte @ IMDB

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