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Cassiya is one of the most popular sega music groups from Mauritius[1] founded in 1988.

They were most popular in the mid-1990s.[2] Their influence was not limited to their home island; they also influenced sega musicians on Réunion.[2] They formed their own record label, Cassiya Productions.[2]


  • Album d'or (Cassiya Productions, 2000)[3]
  • Cassiya, la Suite (2001, includes the single "Le Morne", named after the mountain)[4]


  • Alain La Fleur
  • Désiré François
  • Gérard Louis
  • Bruno François
  • Damien Elisa (left group)
  • Alain Ramanisum (left group for a solo career)
  • Silvio Ravina (deceased)

Former member[edit]

  • Alain Ramanisum (now has a solo career)[5]


  1. ^ Moss, Roger(2002) 'Enn ti-liv: Publication in the margins', Wasafiri, 17: pp. 35, 37—41
  2. ^ a b c John Shepherd; Dave Laing (2005). Continuum encyclopedia of popular music of the world, Volumes 3-7. Continuum. p. 8. ISBN 978-0-8264-7436-0. Retrieved 2010-06-06. 
  3. ^ Tom Masters; Jan Dodd; Jean-Bernard Carillet (2007). Mauritius, Réunion & Seychelles. Lonely Planet. p. 37. ISBN 978-1-74104-727-1. Retrieved 2010-01-28. 
  4. ^ Assonne, Sedley Richard (2002). Le Morne, territoire marron! (in French). Editions de la Tour. p. 1. Retrieved 2010-06-06. 
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