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Mar Fan’s musical legacy

Mathias Mar Fan was recognised by the archdiocese in 2012 at the Archbishop Anthony Pantin Awards. Then Archbishop Joseph Harris made the presentation.

Words cannot fully express all that Mathias Mar Fan means to our parish, and especially to the members of the St Joseph RC Choir, with whom he has worked for almost 40 years.

It was in 1979 that this humble, self-taught musician moved with his young family to Tobago to take up a position in the health sector.  Well-meaning colleagues in Trinidad had warned him: “Tobago have plenty obeah!” but he was undaunted.

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