Meet the extraordinary reluctant King of Calypso, Harry Belafonte. He’s been named by some as such because of the way he made Calypso music popular. His first album titled “Calypso” was number four on Billboard's "Top 100 Albums". Harry is also the first Black to win an Emmy w/ his first solo TV special, Tonight W/ Belafonte. "You are really responsible for the world in which you live". Harry Belafonte

(born March is an American singer, songwriter, actor and social activist. He was dubbed the "King of Calypso" for popularizing the Caribbean musical style with an international audience in the

Harold George "Harry" Belafonte, Jr. (b. 1927) is an American singer, songwriter, actor and social activist. He was dubbed the "King of Calypso" for popularizing the Caribbean musical style with an international audience in the 1950s. Throughout his career he has been an advocate for civil rights and humanitarian causes. Mr. Belafonte lives with dyslexia.

is an American singer, songwriter, actor and social activist. Throughout his career he has been an advocate for civil rights and humanitarian causes. This is OLD SCHOOL SEXY YASSS !

Harry Belafonte.  Singer, songwriter and   advocate for civil rights and humanitarian causes.

excellence achievement “ Harry Belafonte, Civil Rights, Human Rights Activist “Each and every one of you has the power, the will and the capacity to make a difference in the world in.

Harry Belafonte by Carl Van Vechten on February 18, 1954. Photo: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

vintageblackglamour: Harry Belafonte by Carl Van Vechten on February Photo: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Photos: From Grace Kelly to Audrey Hepburn, the All-Time Icons of Style | Vanity Fair HARRY BELAFONTE Photographed by John Swope, 1953.

Photos: From Grace Kelly to Audrey Hepburn, the All-Time Icons of Style

ICONS: Sammy Davis, Jr., Harry Belafonte and Sidney Poitier in an outtake from their February 4, 1966 LIFE magazine cover. Thank you Reggie Hudlin! Photo: Philippe Halsman/Magnum Photos.

, Harry Belafonte & Sidney Poitier February 1966 Outtake from their Life magazine cover Photo: Philippe Halsman

Harry Belafonte picking his nose with the Confederate flag

lmsig: “revolutionary-mindset: “Harry Belafonte digging up his nose with the Confederate flag 😂 ”

Carl Van Vechten's Harlem Photographs : The New Yorker

Harlem in Color

Harry Belafonte, his music ranged from folk, gospel, show tunes and American standards. His performance in Carmen Jones an Africa American version Carmen by Berlioz.

Harry Belafonte- saw him in concert for one of my birthdays in Boston back in early sixties!

Harry Belafonte and Miriam Makeba

Harry Belafonte and Miriam Makeba (aka Mama Africa). In addition to their solo albums, they released a 1975 duet compilation called "Harry Belafonte and Miriam Makeba".

TAN magazine cover of Dorothy Dandridge and Harry Belefonte for the movie, Carmen Jones," 1955. - TAN magazine targeted African-American women and was published by Johnson Publishing, the same people who brought you the Ebony and Jet magazines of today.

Scandals of Classic Hollywood: Dorothy Dandridge vs. The World

TAN magazine cover of Dorothy Dandridge and Harry Belefonte for the movie, Carmen Jones," - TAN magazine targeted African-American women and was published by Johnson Publishing, the same people who brought you the Ebony and Jet magazines of today.

Harry Belafonte Harold George Harry Bellanfanti Jr. (born March 1 1927) better known as Harry Belafonte is an American singer songwriter actor and social activist. One of the most successful Caribbean American pop stars in history he was dubbed the King of Calypso for popularizing the Caribbean musical style with an international audience in the 1950s. His breakthrough album Calypso (1956) is the first million selling album by a single artist. Belafonte is perhaps best known for singing The…

Harry Belafonte Harold George “Harry” Bellanfanti,...

Harry Belafonte Harold George Harry Bellanfanti Jr. (born March 1 1927) better known as Harry Belafonte is an American singer songwriter actor and social activist. One of the most successful Caribbean American pop stars in history he was dubbed the King of Calypso for popularizing the Caribbean musical style with an international audience in the 1950s. His breakthrough album Calypso (1956) is the first million selling album by a single artist. Belafonte is perhaps best known for singing The…

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