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Bobby Farrell

AKA Roberto Alfonso Farrell

Born: 6-Oct-1949
Birthplace: Aruba
Died: 30-Dec-2010
Location of death: St. Petersburg, Russia
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Occupation: Singer

Nationality: Aruba
Executive summary: Frontman for Boney M

Singer from Aruba, left home to see the world at age 15. In Germany he encountered producer Frank Farian, who hired Farrell to front his studio project Boney M. Though he was the lead male vocalist in concert, most of his parts on record were performed by Farian. The group enjoyed worldwide success, and Farrell continued to perform as Boney M even after the group's official split. He was on tour in Russia at the time of his death, discovered in his hotel room after missing a wake-up call.

    Boney M. Singer (1984-86)
    Boney M. Singer (1974-81)

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