Aubrey Cummings

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Aubrey Cummings (1947 – 14 April 2010) was a renowned Guyanese musician and singer. He was also an artist.[1][2]

Biography[edit]

Aubrey Augustus Cummings[3] was born in 1947[1] and grew up in the Alberttown/Queenstown neighborhoods of Georgetown. He attended Queenstown Roman Catholic Primary School during the headmastership of Francis Percival Loncke.

He joined the group, Bumble and the Saints in 1965. He was also lead singer for the Rhythmnaires (?) and Dominators (yes). Also playing with the Telstars band, he had a popular hit with "So lucky in my life".[4]

He migrated in 1978 to Barbados, where he had an active career as a guitarist and vocalist, and subsequently established himself as a painter.[1]

His CD Moon Over Me was issued in 2005.[5]

He was found dead in his car at Haggatt Hall, Saint Michael, Barbados, in the evening of April 14, 2010.[6][dead link][7][dead link][8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c eCaroh.com "Aubrey Cummings: A Musician of A Generation", by Vibert C. Cambridge, Stabroek News, 18 January 2004.
  2. ^ Stanley Greaves, "Remembering Aubrey Cummings", Stabroek News, 25 April 2010.
  3. ^ "Barbados - Music industry says good-bye to Aubrey Cummings", Nation News - Barbados, 25 April 2010. Guyanese Online.
  4. ^ "Guyanese singer Aubrey Cummings succumbs to heart problems", Guyana Chronicle, 15 April 2010.
  5. ^ Review of Moon Over Me at eCaroh Caribbean Emporium.
  6. ^ "Aubrey Cummings is Gone". Barbados Daily Nation (Barbados: Nation Publishing). 15 April 2010. 
  7. ^ "Singer Cummings passes on". Barbados Weekend Nation (Barbados: Nation Publishing). 16 April 2010. 
  8. ^ "Guyanese singer Aubrey Cummings succumbs to heart problems". Guyana Chronicle Online. 16 April 2010. 
  9. ^ "Aubrey Cummings passes on". Kaieteur News Online (Guyana). 16 April 2010. 

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