Culture Minister offers condolences on death of Brigo

Culture Minister Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly has issued condolences on the passing of calypsonian "Brigo".

Brigo died at the Port-of-Spain General Hospital today.

"It is with sadness that the Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts marks the passing of one of our iconic calypsonians, Samuel Abraham, widely known as Brigo.

He encapsulated the vivacity and humour of the calypso genre and was definitely one of its most colourful characters, making calypso fun and memorable.

Calypsonian 'Brigo' dies

The calypso fraternity has lost another veteran as Samuel "Brigo" Abraham has died at the age of 76.

Brigo died at the Port-of-Spain General Hospital Tuesday afternoon after he was warded with efects of Alzheimer's disease.

Brigo's career began in the 1960s.

His most popular songs include Mama Popo, Limbo Break, Do So Ent Like So, After Carnival, Voodoo, Obey, and Walking in the Dark.