Sunday, July 15, 2012

In memoriam: Frisner Augustin, Haitian Vodou Drummer, Dies at 63

Frisner Augustin
1948-2012

Sadly, I only heard of Frisner's death 2 days ago.


1976 Brooklyn, N.Y
L-R: John Amira, my Father,
Howard Levy, Frisner Augustin.
 After playing a Haitian ceremony from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
We came up from a basement and it was snowing.

My Father, Howard Levy, John Amira, playing
a Haitian ceremony in 1976 Brooklyn, N.Y,
with  Frisner Augustin.

Playing for a dance class in Manhattan, 1976
L-R: John Mason, Frisner Augustin,
John Amira, Howard Levy.

Playing for a dance class in Manhattan, 1976
L-R: Myself, my Father, Frisner Augustin,
John Amira, Howard Levy.

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