Segun Bucknor

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Segun Bucknor
Born 29 March 1946
Lagos, Nigeria
Died 11 August 2017 (aged 71)
Lagos, Nigeria
Cause of death Complications from multiple strokes
Alma mater King's College
Occupation Musician, journalist
Years active 1964–2017
Spouse(s) Sola Bucknor (until his death)
Children Funke Bucknor-Obruthe
Tosyn Bucknor
Musical career
Genres Soul, Pop, Funk, Groove
Labels Vampi Soul, Premier Records LTD, Afrodisia
Associated acts Roy Chicago
Segun Bucknor and the Assembly

Segun Bucknor (29 March 1946 – 11 August 2017) was a Nigerian journalist and musician active during the 1960s. He was a pianist and guitarist specializing in genres ranging from Soul music to Pop music and to Funk.[1] He was the father of media personality Tosyn Bucknor.[2] He was the bandleader of Segun Bucknor and the Assembly.[3] The group recorded a couple of soul songs such as Lord Give Me Soul and I Will Love You No Matter How.

Bucknor died in Lagos on 11 August 2017 after suffering from multiple strokes at the age of 71.[4] At the time of his death, he was suffering from hypertension and diabetes.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "5 facts about the late phenomenal Nigerian Soul legend". Pulse. 11 August 2017. Retrieved 12 August 2017. 
  2. Odunayo, Adams. "I Was Born In A Taxi - Top Radio Girl, Tosyn Bucknor Reveals". - Nigeria news. Retrieved 2017-03-09. 
  3. Bren O'Callaghan. "Segun Bucknor Poor Man Get No Brother Review". BBC. Retrieved 12 August 2017. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Musician Segun Bucknor dies at 71". The Nation. 12 August 2017. Retrieved 12 August 2017. 

Other websites[change | change source]