Augustus Pablo

Reggae, Musical Artist

1954 – 1999

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Who was Augustus Pablo?

Horace Swaby, known as Augustus Pablo, was a Jamaican roots reggae and dub record producer, melodica player and keyboardist, active from the 1970s onwards. He popularized the use of the melodica in reggae music. He was a committed Rastafarian.

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Born
Jun 21, 1954
Saint Andrew Parish
Also known as
  • Augustos Pablo
  • Horace Swaby
  • Pablo, Augustus
Nationality
  • Jamaica
Profession
Died
May 18, 1999
Kingston

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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