Leon Bibb – A life well lived

LeonBibbBlack&WhiteLeon passed away peacefully on October 23, 2015 surrounded by his family. He was 93 years-old.

A celebration of his life will be held in Vancouver in January 2016. Please e-mail leonbibbcelebration(@)gmail.com for information.

You can read moving accounts of his life at the following links.

Singer Leon Bibb was the voice of civil rights
The Globe and Mail | By Tom Hawthorn
November 01, 2015
Leon Bibb dies at 93; Tony-nominated actor and folk singer
The LA Times | By Elaine Woo
October 31, 2015
Leon Bibb, Actor, Folk Singer and Civil Rights Activist, Dies at 93
The New York Times | By William Grimesoct
October 26, 2015
Leon Bibb, Tony Nominee, Folk Singer Who Worked for Civil Rights, Dies at 93
Variety
October 26, 2015
Leon Bibb, veteran singer, Vancouver legend, dies at 93
CBC News with video
October 24, 2015
Leon Bibb dies after more than seven decades thrilling audiences and almost as long advocating for equal rights
The Georgia Straight | by Charlie Smith
October 23rd, 2015