Biography Of Victor Olaiya

Biography Intro: Victor Olaiya  is a Nigerian trumpeter who plays in the high life style.

NAME:Victor Olaiya 

DATE OF BIRTH:31 December 1930

PLACE OF BIRTH: Calabar, Cross River State

FATHER: Alfred Omolona Olaiya

MOTHER:Bathsheba Owolabi Motajo

CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:Olaiya is considered to be one of the better trumpet players in Nigeria. His career started out playing a variety of music including waltzes and highlifes. In 1952, Victor decided to form his own band which became known as the Cool Cats. His popularity grew throughout the 1950s and 1960s.


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