Laurel Aitken

Ska, Composer

1927 – 2005

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Who was Laurel Aitken?

Lorenzo Aitken, better known by the stage name Laurel Aitken, was an influential Caribbean singer and one of the pioneers of Jamaican ska music. He is often referred to as the "Godfather of Ska".

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Born
Apr 22, 1927
Cuba
Also known as
  • Laurel Aitkens
  • Lorenzo Aitken
  • Aitken, Laurel
  • Oliver Stephens
  • Godfather of Ska
Siblings
Nationality
  • Cuba
Profession
Died
Jul 17, 2005
Leicester

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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