British music stars deceased in Old age

Here are 1 famous musicians from United Kingdom died in Old age:

Edmundo Ros

Edmundo Ros (December 7, 1910 Port of Spain-October 21, 2011 Spain) a.k.a. Ros, Edmundo was a British singer.

His albums include Best Hits, Carnival, Chiquita Banana, Latin Magic, Sing & Swing / Sing & Dance, Hair Goes Latin, Hair Goes Latin / Caribbean Ros, The Wedding Samba, Cuban Love Song and Mambo Jambo: Original Recordings 1941-1950. Genres related to him: Latin American music.

Edmundo Ros was a Trinidadian-born musician, bandleader, and singer who gained international fame for his Latin American music. He was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad, and Tobago in 1910, and he began playing music at a young age. In the 1930s, he moved to London to pursue his music career, where he formed the Edmundo Ros Orchestra. His music was a fusion of Latin American, Caribbean, and British influences, which became known as "rumba-rhythms."

Ros's music caught the attention of the BBC, and he soon became a regular performer on the radio. He appeared on popular shows like "The Edmundo Ros Show," "Melody and Madness," and "Friday Night is Music Night." He also had several hit records, including "The Wedding Samba" and "Mambo Jambo."

Ros continued to tour and record music throughout his career, and he became known as one of the pioneers of Latin American music in the UK. He was awarded an OBE in 2000 for his contribution to music, and he died in Spain in 2011 at the age of 100.

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