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Desmond Dekker in San Francisco, USA. Photo by Sean Mason

Full Name: Desmond Adolphus Dacres
Description: Vocalist, Jamaica
Known For: Hit song - Israelites - 1969
Instruments: Voice
Music Styles: Reggae
Location: Jamaica
Web Site: http://www.desmonddekker.com/
Date Born: 16th July 1942
Location Born: Kingston
Date Died: 25th May 2006
Location Died: Thornton Heath, United Kingdom
Cause Of Death: Heart Attack
Memorial: Dekker is survived by a son and daughter.
Summary: He was born in St. Andrew, Jamaica and grew up in Kingston, where he attended the Alpha Boys' School.
Photo Comments: Originally posted to Flickr as Desmond Dekker
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