American singer, activist, and actor Harry Belafonte was born Harold George Bellanfanti Jr. on March 1, 1927. He passed away on April 25, 2023.
He popularized Jamaican mento folk songs, which were marketed as Trinbagonian Calypso musical style with an international audience in the 1950s, as possibly the most successful Jamaican-American pop performer of his time.
His breakthrough record Calypso (1956) became the first LP by a single artist to sell one million copies.
The songs “The Banana Boat Song,” which features the famous “Day-O” line, “Jump in the Line (Shake, Senora),” “Jamaica Farewell,” and “Mary’s Boy Child” are well known by Belafonte.
Among the various genres he recorded and performed in were blues, folk, gospel, show songs, and American classics.
Along with that, he appeared in a number of movies, such as Carmen Jones (1954), Island in the Sun (1957), and Odds Against Tomorrow (1959).
Is Harry Belafonte daughter an actress?
Yes, his daughter Shari Belafonte is an actress.
Does Harry Belafonte daughter play in sister?
Yes, her daughter Shari Belafonte plays in Tyler’s sisters.