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Roger Whittaker (born 22 March 1936) is a Kenyan/British singer-songwriter and musician, who was born in Nairobi. His music is an eclectic mix of folk music and popular songs in addition to radio airplay hits. He is best known for his baritone singing voice and trademark whistling ability as well as his guitar skills. He is widely known for "Durham Town (The Leavin')" (1969) and "I Don't Believe in 'If' Anymore" (1970). American audiences are most familiar with his 1970 hit "New World in the Morning" and his 1975 hit "The Last Farewell", the latter of which is his only single to hit the Billboard Hot 100 (it made the Top 20) and also hit No. 1 on the Adult Contemporary chart. His final top-charting hit was "Albany", which scored No. 1 in West Germany in 1982.

Age: 79
Height: Height unknown
Nationality: Kenyan
Claim to Fame: The Last Farewell


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1970 The Kenneth Williams Show -
1970 Feest Singer
1967 Amusementsprogramma uit het boudewijnpark Singer
1967 Radio- en TV-salon te Antwerpen Performer
2014 Calvary -
2012 Hansi Hinterseer - Traumhaftes Seenland im Salzkammergut -
2007 Banda sonora -
2006 Life on Mars -
2005 The King -
2001 Blow Dry -
1998 Little Voice -


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