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Winsford Devine, 2017
Actual Name: Winsford Devine
Other sobriquets/nicknames: Joker
Date of birth: August 15, 1943
Location of birth: Morne Diablo, Trinidad and Tobago
Awards (as of March 2018): Honorary Doctor of Letters (University of West Indies, St. Augustine),…

Surpriser, 2018
Actual name: Clevin Romero
Other sobriquets/nicknames: D. Surpriser, Mighty Surpriser, Scorpion (early)
Date of birth: February 24, 1931
Place of birth: Gran Lagun community, Mayaro, Trinidad and Tobago
Awards (as of March 2018): South Calypso…

SpiceY
Actual name: Tammico Moore
Date of birth: May 17, 1976
Place of birth: San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago
Awards (as of March 2018): Calypso Monarch semi-finals, 2008, 2018, Arouca Calypso Monarch, 2015, Chaguanas Calypso Monarch, 2009, Best…

Short Pants MacIntosh
Actual name: Llewellyn Mac Intosh
Date of birth: July 4, 1948
Place of birth: Pointe-a-Pierre, Trinidad and Tobago
Awards (as of March 2018): National Extempo finalist (multiple years), Most Humorous Calypso, 2009 (for “De Infidel”)
Best…

Shirlane Hendrickson
Date of birth: October 29, 1961
Place of birth: Trou Macaque, Laventille, Trinidad and Tobago
Lived abroad: splits time between U.S. and T&T, naturalized U.S. citizen
Awards (as of March 2018): four times Calypso Queen, 1998-2001
Best…

Sharlan Bailey
Date of birth: February 5, 1979
Place of birth: Trinidad and Tobago
Awards (as of March 2018): NYAC Top Twenty Stars of Tomorrow, Best Family Song, 2008
Best songs/best-known songs: “Ready for the Truth,” “Thank God,” “Take…

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Actual Name: Andrew Marcano
Other sobriquets/nicknames: Brother Superior, Superior, Supie, Uncle Supie
Date of birth: November 30, 1937
Place of birth: Rio Claro, Trinidad and Tobago
Lived abroad: lived in U.S. 1964-1970, naturalized U.S.…

Hindu Prince
Actual name: Kenneth Nathaniel
Other sobriquets/nicknames: Prince, Chicken Hawk (early)
Date of birth: December 22, 1950
Place of birth:
Awards (as of March 2018): Calypso Monarch National Semi-finals (twice), Humorous Calypso Finals
Best…

Gypsy
Actual name: Winston Peters
Date of birth: October 20, 1952
Place of birth: Trinidad and Tobago
Lived abroad: since 1968 has divided time between U.S. and T&T, naturalized U.S. citizen
Awards (as of 2018): 1997 National Calypso Monarch, Nine…

G.B. Ballantyne
Actual name: Gregory Ballantyne
Date of birth: September 6, 1951
Place of birth: San Fernando, Trinidad
Lived abroad: Lived in Jamaica in 1985
Awards (as of March 2018): International Extempo Monarch (1990), International Humorous Calypso Monarch…
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