Veteran entertainer Don Marshall has passed away.
Sir Don, as he was fondly known, died at home this morning.
During his legendary career, he excelled as a writer, composer, commentator and analyst.
Sir Don, a four-time Calypso Monarch, was well known for his self-penned biting social commentary, including Tax Dodgers and 20th Century Husbands, Brother Massiah and Tom Say, The Pele Case, and Make Caricom Work.
He received the National Cultural Foundation Award in 1993 in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the development of calypso in Barbados and was also the recipient of the 2007 Barbados Music Awards Lifetime Achievement Award.
He has also been honoured by his alma mater Combermere for his contribution to the cultural landscape of Barbados.