Frank Holder

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Holder in July 2015

Frank Holder (2 April 1925 – 29 October 2017) was a Guyanese jazz singer and percussionist. He was a member of bands led by Leslie George "Jiver" Hutchinson, John Dankworth and Joe Harriott.[1] Holder recorded early in his career for the major record companies Parlophone, Decca and London Records. He was best known for his work in the early 1950s with The Dankworth Seven.[2] He was born in Georgetown, Guyana.

Holder died in Georgetown on 29 October 2017 of congestive heart failure at the age of 92.[3]

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  1. Gardner, Mark. "Frank Holder High on life" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 October 2013. Retrieved 18 February 2013.
  2. "SUNDAY JAZZ LUNCH! Frank Holder & Juliet Kelly + Geoff Castle Trio". Archived from the original on 6 September 2013. Retrieved 18 February 2013.
  3. Frank Holder, Guyanan jazz singer and percussionist – obituary

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