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 hearts all over the world.

“Not only with his music, but with his love, his smile, his passion and his compassion. For every minute, of every hour, of every day, with every breath he breathed, my dad lived to share his gift of music, and to those of us who had had the good fortune to encounter him in person, even if only for a brief moment – we experienced his gift of love and are touched by it forever”.

Both San Fernando mayor Junia Regrello who chaired the service, and Pan Trinbago representative Whitfield Weekes spoke of Mohamed’s generosity, sharing his musical gift with others and for nothing in return.

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