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Reggae Musician Peetah Morgan of Morgan Heritage Dead at 46



Reggae musician Peter Anthony “Peetah” Morgan, who fronted the Grammy-winning group Morgan Heritage, has died. He was 46.


Morgan, who founded the reggae group with his four siblings, died on Sunday, according to a statement shared by his family to social media. No cause of death was given.


“It is out of sincere love that we share that our beloved husband, father, son, and brother and lead singer of Morgan Heritage Peter Anthony Morgan has ascended today February 25th, 2024. Jah come and save us from ourselves because love is the only way,” the statement read.

It continued, “Our family thanks you in advance for your overwhelming love and support, and we ask for your continued prayers as we go through this process. We also ask that you please respect our privacy during this time of healing. Thank you! The Morgan Family”


Morgan was the son of reggae musician Denroy Morgan, who died in 2022. He and his siblings Una, Roy “Gramps,” Nakhamyah “Lukes” and Memmalatel “Mr. Mojo” formed Morgan Heritage, and released their debut album Miracle in 1994.


The group released more than a dozen records over the years, and in 2016, won best reggae album at the Grammy Awards, for Strictly Roots.

Upon the release of their album Legacy in 2021, Morgan spoke about Morgan Heritage’s lasting impact in the biography section of the group’s website. Read More

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Reggae Musician Peetah Morgan of Morgan Heritage Dead at 46. (n.d.). Peoplemag. Retrieved February 28, 2024, from https://people.com/peetah-morgan-reggae-musician-dead-age-46-8600308#:~:text=Reggae%20musician%20Peter%20Anthony%20

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