Belafonte Harold George
Bel·a·fon·te(bĕl′ə-fŏn′tē), Harold George Known as "Harry." Born 1927.
American musician who gained a worldwide audience for calypso music with songs such as "The Banana Boat Song" (1957). He is also noted for his outspoken support for civil rights and humanitarian causes.
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