Wikipedia : This day (March 1st, 1927), in Harlem, New York, is born Harold George ‘Harry’ Belafonte, Jr. , an American singer, songwriter, actor and social activist.
UNICEF : Over the years, Mr. Belafonte’s dedication and generosity of spirit has helped set a high standard for the role of Goodwill Ambassador. He has been an eloquent campaigner for the world’s children.
@Facebook : With his lead role in Otto Preminger’s film adaptation of Oscar Hammerstein’s Carmen Jones, Belafonte shot to stardom; after signing to the RCA label, he issued Mark Twain and Other Folk Favorites, which reached the number three slot on the Billboard charts in the early weeks of 1956.
@last.fm : One of the most successful Jamaican musicians in history, he was dubbed the “King of Calypso” for popularizing the Caribbean musical style in the 1950s. Belafonte is perhaps best known for singing the “Banana Boat Song”, with its signature lyric “Day-O”.
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