Michel Tassy of the Orchestre Septentrional is dead

We just learned the death of a great musician. Former lead vocalist Michel Tassy of the Orchestre Septentrional has passed away. He was the oldest active member of the band.


Michel Tassy started with Septentrional in 1963 when the band was just 15 years old. he has remained with them until his death. He was also the vice president of Septentrional organization, a group that has been involved and contributing in many aspects of the society.

He will join some of the great names in the band and the history of Haitian music such as Roger Colas and Ulrick Pierre-Louis just to name a few.

Michel Tassy died at L'Hôpital Universitaire Justinien in cap-Haitian on June 29, 2015. He was 71 years old.

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