In a somber announcement, Ruth Liverpool, the wife of the nine-time Calypso Monarch Dr Hollis ‘Chalkdust’ Liverpool, has passed away.
Dr Hollis Liverpool, renowned as Chalkdust or Chalkie, stands as a prominent calypsonian from Trinidad and Tobago, earning widespread admiration for his cultural and musical contributions in the Caribbean and beyond.
Ruth Liverpool was a visible supporter of her husband’s career, often seen autographing commemorative event posters and actively participating in community events. Her passing marks a significant loss for both her family and the broader community.
Tributes are flowing in from various quarters, recognizing Ruth Liverpool’s supportive role in her husband’s illustrious career and her meaningful contributions to their community. The cause of her demise has not been disclosed at this time.
As we collectively mourn this loss, our heartfelt thoughts are with Dr Hollis ‘Chalkdust’ Liverpool, his family, and all who were fortunate to know and love Ruth Liverpool. Her memory will endure in the hearts of those she touched and through the lasting legacy of her husband’s music.