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S'pore nightlife icon in the 1990s, Fabrice de Barsy of Saxophone, dies

Published on Jun 2, 2014 11:50 AM
 
One of Singapore's most influential nightlife players from the 1980s and 1990s, Fabrice de Barsy, died unexpectedly on Saturday night in Yangon. -- PHOTO: HANDOUT

One of Singapore's most influential nightlife players from the 1980s and 1990s, Fabrice de Barsy, died unexpectedly on Saturday night in Yangon.

De Barsy was aged 51.

Life! understands that he died in his sleep on Saturday night of a heart attack, according to de Barsy's brother, Thibault de Barsy, 41.

The Belgian club operator was behind Saxophone Bar at Cuppage Terrace, Singapore's first outdoor casual French bistro-cum-jazz-and-blues bar, which opened in 1985. He successfully ran the bar for more than 10 years.

 
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