Harry Belafonte Lyrics


Born: 1 March 1927
Birthplace: New York, New York
Best known as: Calypso crooner who sang "The Banana Boat
Song (Day-O)"

Name at birth: Harold George Belafonte, Jr.

Harry Belafonte is an African-American entertainer and
producer who brought Jamaica's calypso beat to mainstream
audiences and then used his fame to fight against racial
and social inequality. He grew up in both Jamaica and the
Harlem neighborhood of New York City. After serving in
World War II, Belafonte set out to have a career in the
theater in New York. His silky voice soon earned him a
recording contract, and in More...




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