The Mighty Sparrow

The Mighty Sparrow

About The Mighty Sparrow

Mighty Sparrow or Birdie (born Slinger Francisco, July 9, 1935, in Grandroy Bay, Grenada, West Indies) is a calypso singer, songwriter, and guitarist. Known as the "Calypso King of the World," he is one of the most well-known and successful calypsonians. He has won Trinidad's Carnival Road March competition nine times and has been named Calypso Monarch eight times, achieving both accolades more times than any other calypsonian. Early life Sparrow was born in Grenada on July 9, 1935, but moved to Trinidad when he was one year old. Read more on Last.fm

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