Cultural icon dies: Louise Simone Bennett–Coverly

Cultural icon dies: Louise Simone Bennett–Coverly

Beloved Jamaican cultural icon Louise Simone Bennett–Coverly, affectionately called ‘Miss Lou’, died Wednesday at the Scarborough Grace Hospital in Toronto, Canada at age 86, triggering a flood of tributes from the political and artistic communities, all of which recognised her pioneering role in promoting Jamaican folklore worldwide.

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