Dennis Dowlut Biography Dennis Dowlut Wiki
A father who has reportedly taken his two children out of their home in Sydney’s eastern suburbs is an Australian dance and R&B pioneer who has performed in Glastonbury and boasts of top 20 singles.
NSW police have issued a warning that they have “ extreme concerns ” for the safety of Bowie and Basten Dowlut, aged four and ten, respectively, after their father, Dennis Dowlut, 47, allegedly left their home after 2:30 in the morning. Darling Point was canceled on Thursday.
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Dowlut said he will travel to Melbourne, NSW police said in a statement.
Police said the children’s mother violently protested the car at night and was thrown out of the car around 3 am in Alexandria, south of the city. The woman then contacted the police.
A well-known figure in Sydney’s R&B and dance scene in the late 1990s and early 2000s, composer and producer Dowlut worked with his brother Darren to produce music under the band names Kaylan and Montego Disc.
Featuring Bardot singer Katie Underwood, the 2002 disco song Montego Beautiful was a club favorite and reached number 9 on the ARIA charts.
Mariah Carey also hired the couple to remix their song Boy (I Need You) in 2004.
Darren Dowlut later died of cancer. Dennis Dowlut continued his musical career, playing major festivals with the 1960s soul group Electric Empire and touring Europe.
He has written songs for great Australian artists, including 360, and voices for well-known teams, including Flight Facilities.
Dennis’ son’s middle name is Darren, named after his late uncle, and he has talked about the meaning earlier in interviews with the music press.
Police took the rare step of issuing an amber warning, a special missing boys announcement, on Thursday for Dennis Dowlut and his children.
Police described Mr. Dowlut as of Mauritian descent and olive complexion.
He is about 180cm tall, thin and bald.
The 47-year-old was last seen wearing black pants, a white T-shirt, a quilted khaki jacket and a red beret.
His daughter Bowie has an olive complexion, long brown hair and brown eyes.
She wore white pajamas with pink unicorn symbols.
She basten has an olive complexion, short brown hair and brown eyes. He wore white pajama pants, a white shirt and a black quilted jacket.
The estate is registered in NSW under the name DLF-43A.