Daughter recalls ‘beautiful soul’ of Bobby Mohamed

TT – Lennox “Bobby” Sylvanus Mohamed was panman extraordinaire, national hero, musical pioneer and classical genius, icon, But in her eulogy, his daughter Michelle Mohamed-De Freitas spoke of the gentle giant who fathered her and her sister Drishad as someone with the most humble and peaceful of spirits who aspired to achieve greatness and conquer

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Farewell to pan icon Bobby

TT – The contributions of the late pan extraordinaire Bobby Mohamed will be well documented in an upcoming book, said San Fernando Mayor Junia Regrello as relatives and friends said farewell to the musical pioneer on Tuesday. But while only a handful of relatives and friends attended the pandemic funeral at Guides Funeral Home, thousands

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Mohammed remembered as ‘eternal’ pan arranger, composer

TT – Panman Lennox “Bobby” Mohammed is remembered by his younger brother Selwyn as the eternal pan arranger and composer. Selwyn said Bobby was composing music on his deathbed at the San Fernando General Hospital, where he was treated for renal failure and internal bleeding before he died on Tuesday morning. “Up until the last,

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Republic Bank Exodus steelband turns 40

TT – The big 40 is a momentous occasion in the life of any person or thing. But popular steelband Republic Bank Exodus Steel Orchestra’s 40th anniversary was a quiet one, muted by the covid19 pandemic.The band’s manager, Ainsworth Mohammed, said a concert had been planned, but with the pandemic currently raging through TT, that

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Steelband arranger Lennox ‘Bobby’ Mohammed dies

TT – Steelband arranger Lennox “Bobby” Mohammed, the first man of East Indian descent to win the coveted national Panorama title, has died at the age of 78. Mohammed, who was suffering from kidney failure, died at 2 am on Tuesdayat the San Fernando General Hospital . Only days before Pan Trinbago made an appeal

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