Mourning The Passing of Peter Morgan

Peter Anthony Morgan (Peetah) - Photo Credit: Getty Images

Peter Antony Morgan, nicknamed “Peetah”, singer of the famous reggae band Morgan Heritage died on Sunday, February 25, at the age of 46. Cause of death is not known. He was the son of Jamaican musician Denroy Morgan (died 2022), he was born in Brooklyn and grew up in Massachusetts. He founded the band Morgan Heritage with his siblings in 1994.

VP Records Press Release

It is with deep sadness that we join the family, friends and fans of Peter Anthony Morgan (Peetah) in mourning his passing.

As lead singer and co-founder of the GRAMMY-Award-winning family musical group, Morgan Heritage, ‘Peetah’ has been a part of the VP Records family for many years. Along with his siblings Una, Gramps, Lukes, and Mojo, and Father Denroy, he contributed greatly to our success and to our shared mission to spread reggae music and it’s message of love throughout the world.

Among those successes, their chart-topping albums Full Circle (2006), More Teachings (2007), and Three In One (2003) are among the key titles in the label’s catalog. The group went on to win a GRAMMY Award for Best Reggae Album in 2015 for Strictly Roots and continue to tour globally.

Peetah has left us much too soon” said Randy Chin, President of VP Records, “we send heartfelt condolences to his family and fans”.