Reggae Singer Frederick Nathaniel Toots Hibbert Death – Dead | Obituary – Passed Away
Toots Hibbert Death – Dead: A great loss was made known to InsideEko. As friends and families of the deceased are mourning the passing of their loved and cherished Toots Hibbert.
Sadly , one of the greatest voices in music Toots Hibbert of Toots & the Maytals has passed away . A reggae pioneer , Toots possibly gave the music genre it’s name with this early classic ‘ Do the Reggay ‘ . He will be greatly missed <3 Love tanita
We have just heard that the legend Toots of Toots and the Maytals sadly passed away yesterday.
A statement from his family read: “It is with the heaviest of hearts to announce that Frederick Nathaniel “Toots” Hibbert passed away peacefully tonight, surrounded by his family at the University Hospital of the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica.
We had the honor & privilege of touring with this father of Reggae. His music influenced and inspired us to love reggae music from an early age.
He is the first to use the term reggae in a piece. This is a true legend who passed away last night. ′′ Toots ′′ Hibbert, used to Radio Nova’s antenna, has gone and it’s all the reggae music that is grieving
It is with the heaviest of hearts to announce that Frederick Nathaniel “Toots” Hibbert passed away peacefully tonight, surrounded by his family at the University Hospital of the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica.
The family and his management team would like to thank the medical teams and professionals for their care and diligence, and ask that you respect their privacy during their time of grief.
Mr. Hibbert is survived by his wife of 39 years, Miss D, and his seven of eight children.
Saddened to learn of the death of Frederick Nathaniel “Toots” Hibbert. Member of Toots & the Maytals, one of the best ska bands formed in 1966. Hibbert was one of the best voices in the genre. Thank you for making us enjoy your music so much. RIP
Entristit en assabentar-me de la mort de Frederick Nathaniel “Toots” Hibbert. Membre de Toots & the Maytals, una de les millors bandes d’ska creada el 1966. Hibbert era una de les millors veus del génere. Gràcies per fer-nos gaudir tant amb la teva música. DEP pic.twitter.com/CriH0vfnPo
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