Death of Jacob Desvarieux

Monday, August 2, 2021 - 4:49pm

The World’s host Marco Werman tells us about Jacob Desvarieux, a Guadeloupean guitarist, composer and co-founder of the band Kassav and innovator of the sound known as zouk. Desvarieux died on Friday from complications related to COVID-19, and received tributes from personalities ranging from Youssou N'Dour and French President Emmanuel Macron.