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Vivian Lee passes at the age of 93

Vivian Lee passes at the age of 93

By Cyril Bryan – Guyanese Online

Isabelle and Vivian Lee with the late Olga Lopes-Seale taken in Barbados in July 2010 (pix by Guyanese Online)

Vivian Lee, one of the pioneers of early broadcasting and entertainment in the 1950s at Radio Demerara, and who ran a successful advertising and music business in Guyana up to the late 1970’s, passed on August 16 at the age of 93.

Vivian and his wife Isabelle resided in Vancouver, British Columbia, since 1985 after spending seven years in France. In Vancouver he was one of the founders of the Guyanese Cultural Association of BC in 1986, after a visit there by then President Desmond Hoyte brought out the Guyanese in British Columbia Canada, and started the process.    Continue reading

MASH 2012 – ‘Soup drinker’ gives Young Bill Rogers Calypso crown

‘Soup drinker’ gives Young Bill Rogers Calypso crown

FEBRUARY 19, 2012 | (KNEWS)

Young Bill Rogers

Roger “Young Bill Rogers” Hinds yesterday copped the 2012 Calypso monarchy, chalking up his second win in this year’s Mashramani singing competitions. The second place winner of the Calypso competition was The Mighty Believer, while Lord Canary placed third. Young Bill Rogers had copped the 2012 National Health Song Competition.

Young Bill Rogers had copped the 2012 National Health Song Competition a month ago in Linden.  It was the second time in three years that he copped the National AIDS Programme Secretariat competition.  His composition this year was a song titled “Health is important.”. [more]

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