News broke today that Edmond Hart the famous band leader of the Harts Carnival band passed away today. He was 94. He passed away at the San Fernando Hospital after falling ill suddenly yesterday, 28 Sept 2017.
A Facebook post from his family indicated the details of his death
His first band was in 1961, “This was Greece”. His wife Lil Hart was joint band leader of the Harts Carnival Band with him for many years till 1991. His last presentation was in 1992, “Bacchanal.
Even though he was originally from San Fernando the Harts band was based in Port of Spain with the headquarters at Alcazar Street. Hart bands were known for their level of organization and gorgeous presentations. Their children took over as band leaders once their father stopped in 1992.
The My Trini Lime family would like to express their condolences to the friends and family of Edmond Hart. May he Rest In Peace.