Rex Lawson

Musical Artist

1930 – 1969

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Who was Rex Lawson?

Rex Jim Lawson, known as Cardinal Rex, was a singer, trumpeter and bandleader from Kalabari, Nigeria. He became one of the best-known highlife musicians of the 1960s in Africa when Cardinal and his band dominated Nigeria’s highlife scene.

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Born
1930
Also known as
  • Lawson, Cardinal Rex Jim
Nationality
  • Nigeria
Died
1969

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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