Pasuka, Berto (1917–1963), dancer, choreographer, and painter, was born Wilbert Winsoff (Bertie) Passley on 18 May 1917 in Kingston, Jamaica. After he left school, his father apprenticed him to a dentist. However, his interests lay elsewhere. As a young man growing up in ...
Maker: Angus McBean
Berto Pasuka (1917-1963), by Angus McBean, c. 1946
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