Boney M's Bobby Farell passes away
Roberto "Bobby" Alfonso Farrell, the male member of well known group Boney M, has died in St Petersburg of unknown causes. He was 61.
Farrell left Aruba at age 15 to become a sailor. He lived in Norway and the Netherlands before moving to Germany where he worked mostly as a DJ.
Producer Frank Farian recruited him for Boney M and he was the group's sole male singer.
Farrell lived in Amsterdam. His death, in a St Petersburg Hotel was sudden, since he performing with his band yesterday.