Veteran Pannist Victor “Babu” Samuel dies


Celebrated Antiguan pannist Victor “Babu” Samuel has died.

His family said in a statement that he passed at 4:20pm today.

Samuel was 64 and had been ill for some time.

The Office of the Prime Minister said: We express our deepest condolences to the family of renowned pannist Victor “Babu” Samuel who passed away today.

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  1. We lost another treasure. His contribution was selflessly outstanding. May his body of work live on into the ages. R.I. P, Maestro VBS.

  2. Condolences to the family of our fallen pannist Victor Babu Samuel, to the Halcyon pan fraternity and fans, to the people of Grays Farm, Green bay, Hatton, who all will be so very saddened by his passing. To the Carnival brotherhood, to all Pannists of every pan fraternity. Babu was an icon. A hero. He will be missed. May his soul rest in peace.

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