Cultural Icon Peter Telfer Has Died.

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Cultural Icon Peter Telfer Has Died.

Cultural icon Peter Telfer has died.

According to the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and the Arts, he died after a brief illness.

The Ministry said “Mr. Telfer’s passing was a great loss and his talent and passion for the arts certainly made Trinidad and Tobago’s cultural landscape even richer.

In a media release, the Ministry also described Mr Telfer as  a patriot, a gifted drummer and a composer who always displayed his national pride and was always adorned in red, white and black.”

As a Cultural Officer Two with the former Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts, his colleagues fondly remembered Peter as someone who not only worked in the administration of the sector but was also passionate about the advancement of culture and the arts in Trinidad and Tobago.