Chalkdust Musical Artist

Hollis Urban Lester Liverpool, better known as Chalkdust (or Chalkie) (born 1941 in Chaguaramas, Trinidad) is a leading calypsonian from Trinidad and Tobago. He has been singing calypso since 1967 and has recorded over 300 calypsos. He is an eight-time winner of Trinidad's Calypso Monarch competition, most recently in 2009. Chalkdust's winning song performances for these most acclaimed Calypso Crowns are: 1976 ("Three Blind Mice" and "Ah Put on Meh Guns Again"); 1977 ("Juba Dubai" and Shango Vision"); 1981 ("Ah Can't Make" and "My Kind of Worry"); 1989 ("Chauffeur Wanted" and "Carnival Is the Answer"); 1993 ("Kaiso Sick in de Hospital" and "Misconceptions"); 2004 ("Fish Monger" and "Trinidad in the Cemetery"); 2005 ("I in Town Too Long" and "Ah Doh Rhyme"); lastly in 2009 (Doh Touch My Heart). Before only the Mighty Sparrow had more wins in that competition, until 2009 when Chalkdust also achieved eight wins in the Calypso Monarch. Chalkdust also won Carifesta in 1976, the World Calypso King title in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands eight times, and the Calypso King of the World in New York City on the two occasions when that competition was held. Chalkdust, who holds a Ph.D.

Personal details

Date of birth
March 5th, 1941
Place of birth
Trinidad and Tobago


1. University of Michigan Colleges/University

The University of Michigan (commonly referred to as Michigan, U-M, UMich, or U of M) is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan in the United States. It is the state's oldest university and the flagship campus of the University of Michigan. It is one of the original eight Public Ivy universities and is one of the founding members of the Association of American Universities. U-M also has satellite campuses in Flint and Dearborn.

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Type Flagship university
2012. 8.4 bil. $
2011. 7.8 bil. $
Institution colors
Fleming Administration Building, 48109 - Ann Arbor, Michigan
2013. 28,283
2010. 27,027
2009. 26,208
2013. 15,427
2010. 14,897
2009. 15,466
Acceptance rate
2014. 32.2 %
2012. 36.6 %
2011. 40.6 %
2010. 41.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 14.8 K $
2011. 12.6 K $
2010. 11.8 K $
2009. 11.7 K $
2008. 11 K $
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b. 1947., Musical Artist
b. 1928., Musical Artist
b. 1968., Musical Artist
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b. 1965., Musical Artist
b. 1914., Musical Artist
b. 1964., Musical Artist
b. 1935., Musical Artist

Music albums

Album title Release date Release type Recording type Recording length Additional artists Contributors
World Calypso Monach
1995 Album on compact disc


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