Ye Lwin (musician)

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Ye Lwin
Singer Ye Lwin.jpg
Background information
Native name
ရဲလွင်
Born(1947-12-00)December 1947
Paungde, Pegu Division, British Burma (now Myanmar)
Died10 July 2018(2018-07-10) (aged 70)
Yangon
Genres
Occupation(s)
Instrumentsguitar, vocal
Years active1974–2018
Associated actsMizzima Wave

Ye Lwin (Burmese: ရဲလွင်; December 1947 – 10 July 2018) was a Burmese musician, guitarist and peace activist. He was the longtime bass guitarist and singer of the Mizzima Wave (မဇ္ဈိမလှိုင်း) band. He was one of activist musician in the peace movement of Myanmar.[1][2] He created many own original tunes, and one of his song "Pan Kayan Pya " (Violet Flower) was most popular and banned from 1962 to 1988.

On 18 June 2018, Ye Lwin was hospitalized in Yangon for liver cancer. He died there on 10 July 2018, aged 70.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Lin Lin Khaing (10 July 2018). "မဇ္ဈိမလှိုင်း တေးဂီတအဖွဲ့ကို တည်ထောင်ခဲ့ပြီး 'ပန်းခရမ်းပြာ'၊ 'နဒီမင်္ဂလာ' အပါအဝင် ထင်ရှားသည့် တေးသီချင်းများစွာအား ရေးသားခဲ့သူ တေးရေးကိုရဲလွင် ကွယ်လွန်". Weekly Eleven (in Burmese). Retrieved 12 July 2018.
  2. Zon Pann Pwint (4 August 2013). "Flower Power". The Myanmar Times. Retrieved 12 July 2018.
  3. Paing Soe (10 July 2018). "ဦးရဲလွင် (မဇ္ဈိမလှိုင်း) ကွယ်လွန်" (in Burmese). Democratic Voice of Burma. Retrieved 12 July 2018.