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Mona Baptiste

Born on June 21, 1928 in Trinidad.

Mona emigrated to England onboard the M.V. Empire Windrush and arrived in June 1948 to pursue a career as a singer.

She settled in London and found work with the Ted Heath Band and appeared primarily as a singer in several German films: 1954: 'An jedem Finger zehn', and 'Tanz in der Sonne' 1955: 'Stern von Rio' and 'Wie werde ich Filmstar?' 1956: 'Symphonie in Gold' 1959: 'Mädchen fur die Mambo-Bar' 1961: Filmmagazin Nr.2,  'Achtung 8 x aufgeblendet 1968: Sunde mit Rabatt

She was very popular in Germany where she recorded many songs and it was there that she died of natural causes in Krefeld, on 25th June 1993.

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