October 6, 1949 – December 30, 2010
Bobby Farrell was a dancer and performer, best known as the male member of the successful 1970s Disco band Boney M. Farrell left Aruba at age 15 to become a sailor. He lived in Norway and the Netherlands before moving to Germany. There, he worked as a DJ until producer Frank Farian spotted him for his new Boney M. group. Farrell lived in Amsterdam Zuidoost, in the neighborhood Gaasperdam. He died during the morning of December 30, 2010, in a hotel in Saint Petersburg, after performing with his band the evening before. The cause of death is still unknown.