Legacies: Louise Bennett pioneered the use of Jamaican
Jamaica loses 'patois' pioneer
Anne-Marie Bonner, the Consul General in Canada, states "Miss Lou passed away at approximately 12:30 a.m. at the Scarborough Grace Hospital (Toronto, Ontario, Canada). My understanding is that she felt ill and was taken to the hospital."
Miss Lou was a theatrical genius, who was well known for her Anancy stories. She is much grieved by the close friends she has left behind.
Daily Gleaner, Kingston, Jamaica, 2006/7/27
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