Wayne Berkeley|Mas designer extraordinaire dies at age 70

Today we have to report the passing of one of Trinidad and Tobago's greatest and legendary Mas designer Mr. Wayne Berkeley. 'Newsday' reported that Mr. Berkeley died at 7:35 pm yesterday at the family home located at Clifford Street in Belmont, Trinidad.

Mr. Berkeley who had suffered a stroke in 2000 died from complications suffered from a third stroke. Mr. Berkeley won nine Band-of-the-Year titles in 1973, 1974, 1980, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993 and 1994.

He also designed for other bands after he suffered his first stroke. Trinizagada extends our sincerest condolences to the Berkeley family. Mr. Berkeley, one of our greatest carnival designers will be missed!

Here is the link to his biography on nalis: Wayne Berkeley

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