Edith Lefel, The Caribbean Diva
Well after her death, Edith Lefel remains the darling of the Caribbean and a voice for the Caribbean music. She died suddenly at age 39, from a heart attack.
The last three music albums that Edith Lefel released before her death include: A fleur de peau, The Best of Edith Lefel, and Si seulement. Her death came to the surprise of many and the French-speaking diaspora in particula. The sentiments were felt all over the world. It generated an outpouring of cards and letters, expressing grief at the passing of such an extraordinary talent.