Harry Belafonte Dies At 96

Harry Belafonte, the singer, actor and human rights activist has died at home in Manhattan, New York, aged 96.

He is one of the most successful African-American pop stars in history, he scored hits with Island In The Sun, Mary’s Boy Child and the UK number one Day-O (The Banana Boat Song).

Some of his greatest achievements were as a campaigner for black civil rights in the US.

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