The Mighty Terror, “the man with the golden voice”. Born in Arouca, his calypso career began in 1947 at the Calypso Palace.. For years he sang at Kitchener’s Calypso Review Tent. He won the Calypso Crown in 1966 with "Steelband Jamboree" and "Last Year's Happiness," and represented T. & T. at the first World Festival of Negro Arts in Dakar, Senegal, 1985 – T. & T. Humming Bird Medal Silver (for Calypso) 2004 - C.O.T Lifetime Achievement Award. He remains an icon
Michel-Jean Cazabon is regarded as the first great Trinidadian painter and is Trinidad's first internationally known artist. He was born of French parentage in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad on September 20, 1813 on Corynth Estate, North Naparima, on the outskirts of San Fernando. . He was the youngest of 4 children. His parents, owners of a sugar plantation, were "free coloured" immigrants from Martinique, who came to Trinidad following the Cedula of population of 1783.
Mavis John's musical career began at 16 and she became known as the 'Soul Queen' of the Caribbean. She has a unique voice (like no other) and her style draws from calypso, jazz and soul music, but fits no particular genre. I went to http://www.ecaroh.info/mavis_sings11.mp3 and listened to little bits of her songs and I just wanted to hear more.