Jamaican music stars died at age 59

Here are 4 famous musicians from Jamaica died at 59:

Una Marson

Una Marson (May 5, 1905 Santa Cruz-April 5, 1965) was a Jamaican writer.

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Hortense Ellis

Hortense Ellis (April 18, 1941 Trenchtown-October 19, 2000 Kingston Public Hospital) also known as Mahalia Saunders or Ellis, Hortense was a Jamaican singer. She had two children, Sandra Saunders and Christel Reid.

Her albums include Hits From Studio One & More, Alton & Hortense Ellis and Jamaica's First Lady Of Songs. Genres she performed include Reggae.

She died caused by stomach infection.

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Joe Higgs

Joe Higgs (June 3, 1940 Kingston-December 18, 1999 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Higgs, Joe was a Jamaican musician.

Discography: Family, Life of Contradiction and Blackman Know Yourself. Genres related to him: Reggae, Ska, Rocksteady and Rhythm and blues.

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Gregory Isaacs

Gregory Isaacs (July 15, 1951 Kingston-October 25, 2010 London) a.k.a. Gregory Issacs, Isaacs, Gregory or Gregosry Isaacs was a Jamaican songwriter, singer, artist, singer-songwriter, musician and music artist.

His discography includes: Mr. Isaacs, I.O.U., Dem Talk Too Much, Dreaming, I Am the Investigator, Gregory In Dub, Maximum Respect, Happiness Come (74-77), Hold Tight and Happy as a King. Genres: Reggae, Lovers rock and Dub.

He died in lung cancer.

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