1976 to 2010
Patrick Saint-Éloi "créole lover" was a French singer native of Guadeloupe, born 20 October 1958 in Pointe-à-Pitre and died of cancer 18 September 2010 in Le Moule.
His name remains associated with the group Kassav'. He left the band in 2002. Patrick Saint-Eloi is one of the pioneer of the fast Zouk beton. He was a beloved compas artist who released many popular albums and CDs. His first solo album released in 1985 "Mizik Sé Lanmou" ("Music is Love") was an instant success. He still has a large fan base in many places like Haiti, the French Antilles, Paris, Africa, etc. The compas style has lost an important voice expressing deep emotion. ClearartWide ThumbFanart Banner User Comments