Community mourns passing of local music star

| 03/09/2018 | 9 Comments
Cayman News Service

Charles Gregory (photo courtesy of CNCF)

(CNS): Local musician Charles Gregory, the owner and managing director of Hopscotch Studios and a hugely popular figure in the local music and entertainment scene, died this weekend, police have confirmed. Many condolences and tributes were posted on social media on Monday from friends, local businesses and NGOs as the news of his death spread throughout the community. Described as a genius by many, he played a key part in the development of many local artists and musicians and was the sound man at the majority of live events in the Cayman Islands for many years. 

Gregory was found around 7:30pm Sunday at an address on North Sound Road in George Town and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The RCIPS offered their condolences to his family.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Greg. You are the man. We will miss you brother. God bless and comfort his family.

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  2. Isaac Rankine says:

    The man was a stalwart and an ICON in our musical industry. He was a mentor, and great friend to me….many many fond memories.

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  3. Anonymous says:

    Rip. Could have found a better pic

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  4. Anonymous says:

    Condolences to his family and especially Ms. Olive. A wonderful family, all of them.

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  5. Anonymous says:

    Shocked. Speechless.

    My condolences to his family and associates.

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  6. Anonymous says:

    Greggy G – a Caymanian musical icon, and inspiration to many and a gentleman. RIP and thanks for the memories

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  7. Anonymous says:

    A beautiful soul now travels across heaven in peace with no pain. His legacy shall be ever lasting; with his love of music he touched the heart and soul of so many. A friend and like a father to many. We are all blessed to have had you in our lives. Good bye my friend.

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  8. Marian says:

    Greg was a gentle and jovial soul. It was a pleasure working with him on Jazz Fest benefit event for so many years. Rest well Greggie….

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  9. Sharon Danvers says:

    Gone too soon. RIP Gregory. George Town Primary sure do miss you.

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