Ayub Bachchu

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Ayub Bachchu
LRB Ayub Bachchu (cropped).jpg
Bachchu performing in a reality show (Oct 2014)
Background information
Native nameআইয়ুব বাচ্চু
Born(1962-08-16)16 August 1962[1][2][3][4]
Chittagong, Bangladesh
Died18 October 2018(2018-10-18) (aged 56)[5]
Dhaka, Bangladesh
GenresHard rock, blues, soft rock, alternative rock[6]
OccupationsMusician, singer-songwriter
InstrumentsGuitar, vocals, bass, keyboards
Years active1977–2018
LabelsAB Kitchen[7]
Websiteablrb.net

Ayub Bachchu (Bengali: আইয়ুব বাচ্চু; 16 August 1962[4][8][1][2][7] – 18 October 2018) was a Bangladeshi musician and singer-songwriter. He was best known as the founding member of rock band LRB.[9] He was a member of the band Feelings and later he joined the band Souls as lead guitarist. He was one the most influential figures in Bangladeshi rock music.[10][7][11]

Bachchu died of a heart attack in Dhaka on 18 October 2018 at the age of 56[5][2][10] in Square Hospital of Bangladesh.[12]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Ayub Bachchu, who popularised rock music in Bangladesh, dies".
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Legendary singer Ayub Bachchu dead at 56". 18 October 2018.
  3. "Ayub Bachchu at a glance".
  4. 4.0 4.1 সংবাদদাতা, নিজস্ব. "রুপোলি গিটার ছেড়ে চলে গেলেন আইয়ুব বাচ্চু".
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Rock legend Ayub Bachchu passes away". The Daily Star. 2018-10-18. Retrieved 2018-10-18.
  6. Adnin, Nazia Nusrat (2012-04-02). "LRB gigs at IGCC". New Age. Dhaka. Archived from the original on 2016-06-02. Retrieved 2012-06-27.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 (www.dw.com), Deutsche Welle. "ভক্তদের কাঁদিয়ে 'এবি' উড়াল দিলেন আকাশে - DW - 18.10.2018". DW.COM.
  8. "Rock star Ayub Bachchu passes away". unb.com.bd. UNB News.
  9. "Ayub Bachchu". The Daily Star. 2016-08-11. Retrieved 2016-08-11.
  10. 10.0 10.1 "India and Bangladesh grieve over Ayub Bachchu's untimely demise - Times of India".
  11. "Ayub Bachchu, popular Bangladeshi singer-songwriter and guitarist, dies at 56 after heart failure- Entertainment News, Firstpost".
  12. "Legendary Bangladeshi Singer Ayub Bachchu Passes Away at 56 Due to Heart Failure".