calypso

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Synonyms for calypso

rare north temperate bog orchid bearing a solitary white to pink flower marked with purple at the tip of an erect reddish stalk above 1 basal leaf

(Greek mythology) the sea nymph who detained Odysseus for seven years

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At a time when the average calypsonian was of a mature age, Relator captivated the nation with his impeccable style and youthful manner.
For example, the school principal Pete Simon, who was an unapologetic supporter of the PNM, was a known confidant of calypsonians and often a ghostwriter; later, as a civil servant working as Chief Youth Officer in the Division of Community Development, Pete Simon would openly compose for calypsonian Prince Valiant, and Simon himself sang calypsos as Jaguar.
Hollis Liverpool, known as Calypsonian Chalkdust, has pointed out that "one of Kitchener's many strengths is his ability to present clean smut in a way that even a priest would want to listen.
Indeed Clovis Dibiset, an arrogant but charming calypsonian folk hero with a nose as wide as his face, provides the perfect showcase for an actor with real presence, timing and a useful singing voice too.
The remainder of the records will be shipped to the calypsonian in Trinidad who distributes them locally.
Anthony Carter, known to his fans worldwide as "The Mighty Gabby," a legendary Calypsonian and cultural ambassador for the island of Barbados, said the excitement in the air among the artistic community on the island is palpable and offers of support have been streaming forward.
In 1924, Ashwood returned to New York and began a successful theatrical career, partnering with her old friend Sam Manning, a Trinidadian calypsonian and actor.
The funeral of calypsonian, Lord Melody, of Llanishen, took place yesterday after he lost his 18-month fight against stomach cancer on Tuesday.
In this version Cyrano de Bergerac becomes Clovis Dibiset, a brilliant calypsonian with an unfortunate nose that, rather than long, is broad and flat.
The grand master of the art is the veteran calypsonian Kitchener (Aldwyn Roberts), who has been composing for the steel band since 1944.
The protest contained in them is centred mainly around the plight of the folk who, as the calypsonian Arrow says, are oppressed by myriads of "Bills, B ills to pay .
A well known calypsonian, Lord Melody, 67, of Llanishen, died on Tuesday after an 18-month fight against stomach cancer.
Clovis Dibiset - the hero - has a broad, flat nose which spreads across the front of his face, he is a brilliant Calypsonian and destined to become King of the Carnival.
sang calypsonian Lord Beginner (Egbert Moore) in 1934.