Death of Bobby Farrell

October 6, 1949 - December 30, 2010
Saint Petersburg, Russia | Age 61

Boney M singer dies on tour in Russia
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The Associated Press

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Bobby Farrell, whose group Boney M topped the 1970s European charts with its glittering showmanship and blend of disco and Calypso music, was found dead in his hotel bed Thursday while on tour in Russia, his agent said. He was 61.

The frontman appeared as scheduled in St. Petersburg Wednesday night, but complained of breathing problems before and after his show, said the agent, John Seine.

The group had 38 top 10 hits, including...

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