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Dacres, Desmond Adolphus [known as Desmond Dekker] (1941–2006), singer and songwriter

Steve Barker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition; Blues; Jazz; Voice. 1213 words.

Dacres, Desmond Adolphus [known as Desmond Dekker] (1941–2006), singer and songwriter, was born on 16 July 1941 in St Andrew, on the outskirts of Kingston, Jamaica. Little is known about...

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Dekker Desmond

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 1025 words.

b. Desmond Adolphus Dacres, 16 July 1941, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies, d. 25 May 2006, London, England. Dacres spent much

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Dekker, Desmond (1941–2006)

in Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro–Latin American Biography

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Caribbean History. 1225 words.

was born Desmond Adolphus Dacres in St. Andrew, a suburb of Kingston, Jamaica, on 16 July 1941. His parents’

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Dekker, Desmond

David Simonelli.

in Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography

January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1217 words.

popular singer and musician, was born Desmond Adolphus Dacres in St. Andrew, a suburb of Kingston, Jamaica, on 16 July

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Desmond Dekker

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. Desmond Adolphus Dacres, 16 July 1941, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies, d. 25 May 2006, London, England. Dacres spent much of his orphaned childhood near Seaforth in St. Thomas before ...

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