Already in their homeland it developed from the child star to the maintenance artist No. 1, left then however 1948 Trinidad and went first to London, in order to continue into Europe their career. At first it could for foot however vocationally not seize, had with opportunity jobs over water hold itself and worked as a shop assistant in a Juweliergeschäft. A daily became acquainted with there she the woman of the orchestra leader Ted Heath , which presented her to her man. This was inspired by the young attractive singer and engaged it. Thus Mona Baptiste had created and received the break-through in the future large attention and acknowledgment with its appearances. 1949 went it with Stéphane Grappelli on tour, came then to Paris, where she arose among other things with Yves Montand. With an appearance in Belgium she was heard by the German Impresario Oskar dear man, who engaged her for a set of Galaauftritten in Germany.
1953 received the singer their first disk contract in Germany and were it in the music films “at each finger ten “and” dance in the sun “to be seen one year later already and heard; 1955 followed the films “star of Rio “,” as becomes I film star?“and” Symphonie in gold “.
Mona Baptiste was not lucky however with what was offered it at roles and song material, and concentrated therefore again increased on its career as a singer. Center of the 1950er years was it in Germany a much-busy and popular maintenance star and celebrated as Solistin, above all however as Partnerin of Bully Buhlan, their largest successes; the title “it is appropriate which in air “became 1954 one of the most popular songs of the singing Duos.
End of the 50's became it more quietly around the popular artist and only 1971 took up it again plates for most different companies. More seriously one took its talent and its abilities in the former GDR, where she was to be heard with Jazzgalas. Mona Baptiste deceased to 25. June 1993, four days after their 65. Birthday in Krefeld.
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|SHORT DESCRIPTION||hit singer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||21. June 1928|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||on Trinidad|
|DYING DATE||25. June 1993|