The maestro of the musical system Band, Isnard Douby passed away Thursday, according to Le Nouvelliste.
The singer-songwriter had been hospitalized in Palm Bay, Florida, since April, friends told the outlet. He had also tested positive for covid-19 before passing away. He was 72.
Douby was a founding member of System Band, one of Haiti’s greatest musical exports. The group released 20 albums and pleased fans with such hits as “Viagra.”