Calypso Rose

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Birthday
27, 1940
Birthplace
Trinidad And Tobago
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
27, 1940 (age 78)
Birthplace
Trinidad And Tobago

About

Trinidadian singer who is known around the world as an icon of calypso music. She is the recipient of numerous lifetime achievement awards for classic calypso songs like "No Madame" and "Fire in Me Wire."

Before Fame

She began writing her own songs at age 15.

Trivia

She was the first woman to win the Trinidad Road March competition. The name of the competition was eventually changed to Calypso Monarch in her honor.

Family Life

Her father was a Spiritual Shouter Baptist leader.

Associated With

Her 2016 album Far from Home is a collaboration with Manu Chao.