Person    | Male  Born 1889  Died 8/10/1921

Frank Bates

Categories: Music / songs

Countries: Caribbean Islands

Lead vocalist with the Southern Syncopated Orchestra. Born in Barbados, he joined the orchestra initially as a banjo player. He died with seven other members of the band in the sinking of the SS Rowan.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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