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Growling Tiger

b. Neville Marcano, 1915, Siparia, Trinidad, Western Indies, d. 13 Might 1993. Marcano used boxing as an adolescent (he was referred to as the Siparia Tiger), earning the flyweight tournament of Trinidad in 1929. In 1934 he began to perform calypsos as a means of assisting himself. Acquiring the name …

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