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Lord Brynner

Lord Brynner has been played on NTS shows including Studio One, with Malika first played on 20 November 2020.

Lord Brynner (Kade Simon, Erin, Trinidad, 1937 - 1980s) was a popular calypsonian.

He named himself after the Hollywood actor Yul Brynner. He also shaved his head just like Yul.

He moved to Jamaica to join the West Indies Regiment which functioned from 1958 until the early 1960s when there was a West Indies Federation. He performed in Jamaica for a while before returning to Trinidad after the collapse of the Federation.

He won the first Trinidad & Tobago Independence Calypso Monarch competition in 1962, edging out The Mighty…

Lord Brynner, Norma Fraser
Studio One1970
Lord Brynner, Norma FraserStudio One1970