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THE MIGHTY SPARROW ADMITTED TO NEW YORK HOSPITAL!

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO — The Trinidad Express newspaper reported Sunday that legendary calypsonian the Mighty Sparrow (Slinger Francisco) is at a New York hospital in serious condition.

A brief statement from the singer’s family also confirmed the report.

Calls to Sparrow’s home and mobile phones in New York went unanswered, as well as calls to his home in Trinidad, where his wife, Margaret Francisco, spends much of her time.

General secretary of the Trinbago Unified Calypsonians Organisation Wayne ‘Kassman’ McDonald, told the Express that they had not been informed that Sparrow was in hospital and could not confirm such.

“Sparrow was supposed to be presented a lifetime achievement award last Thursday by the Trinidad and Tobago Consulate in New York,” the report said.

The calypsonian did not attend the ceremony and instead sent his son, Richard Francisco, to receive the award on his behalf, with a message that he was unable to attend the function

 

 

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