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Pavle Jurina, Croatian handball player and coach, died he was 57.

Pavle “Pavo” Jurina was a Croatian handball player who competed in the 1980 Summer Olympics and in the 1984 Summer Olympics died he was 57..

(2 January 1954 – 2 December 2011)

Jurina was born in Našice. In 1980 he was a member of the Yugoslav handball team which finished sixth. He played all six matches and scored 33 goals.
Four years later he was part of the Yugoslav team which won the gold medal. He played all six matches and scored five goals.

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Chiyono Hasegawa, Japanese supercentenarian, nation’s oldest person and world’s second oldest living person, died she was 115.

Chiyono Hasegawa was a Japanese supercentenarian.[1] Aged 115 years 12 days at the time of her death, she was the oldest verified person in Japan since the death of Kama Chinen on 2 May 2010, and the oldest verified person in Asia died she was 115.. She was the 2nd oldest verified living person in the world behind American woman Besse Cooper.
Hasegawa remains one of the 30 oldest undisputed people ever. She was
the 26th verified and undisputed person to reach age 115, and only the
third undisputed Japanese and Asian person to reach this age. She was
the oldest person to die in 2011. She is also the first person aged 115
or more at the time of her death not to get the World’s Oldest Person title since 2007.

Events

In September 2008 on Senior Citizen’s Day, Chiyono Hasegawa, then
111, and her 61-year-old grandson were visited by Governor Furukawa of Saga Prefecture.[2][3]
On 2 May 2010, the day she became the oldest verified living Japanese
person, Hasegawa attended a ceremony held at her nursing home which
announced her new record.[4]

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Bruno Bianchi, French cartoonist and animator (Heathcliff and The Catillac Cats), co-creator of Inspector Gadget, died he was 56.

Bruno Bianchi  was a French cartoonist and animator died he was 56.. Bianchi worked extensively as an artist, film and television director and screenwriter for animated productions, including the series Inspector Gadget, Rainbow Brite, Heathcliff and its spinoff film, Heathcliff: The Movie in 1986.[1][2]

(c. 1955 – December 2, 2011)

In 1980, Bianchi directed two series for DiC Audiovisuel, the studio he had been working for since 1977. One of them was Cro et Bronto (Cro and Bronto),
a series of 45 episodes á 1 minute and 20 seconds each, about a stone
age man trying to catch and eat a brontosaurus. The other series, Archibald le Magichien (Archibald the Magic Dog),
was an educational show, running for 46 episodes, about a magic
anthropomorphic dog (in reality an old wizard who had lost the magic
formula allowing him to become himself again). Archibald befriends a
young boy named Pierre and go on many highbrow adventures with him,
teaching him important lifestyle lessons along the way. This series was
presumably the first major collaboration between Bianchi and Jean Chalopin, who, as the founder and CEO of DiC, developed the show. Both Cro et Bronto and Archibald le Magichien are very hard to find today.
In 1981-82, Bianchi co-created the animated television series Inspector Gadget together with Andy Heyward and DiC’s founder Jean Chalopin.[3]
Bianchi also served as main character designer and supervising director
on the show, which ran for two seasons and became one of the most
iconic series created by DiC.
Bianchi worked as a producer, artist, animator, television and film director, and writer for numerous other DiC Entertainment, Saban Entertainment and S.I.P. Animation productions from the 1980s until the early 2000s. His credits include Heathcliff, Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors, M.A.S.K., Rainbow Brite, Iznogoud, W.I.T.C.H., Diplodos, Beverly Hills Teens, Princess Sissi and Gadget and the Gadgetinis (a spinoff of Inspector Gadget).[2]
In 2008, Bianchi founded his own studio, named Ginkgo Animation, following the closure of S.I.P. International.[2]
Biachi died on December 2, 2011, at the age of 56.[2] He was buried in Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris on December 6, 2011.[2][3]

Productions

Director

Producer

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Robert Lawrence Balzer, American wine journalist, died he was 99..

Robert Lawrence Balzer has been called the first serious wine journalist in the United States  died he was 99.. He was born in Des Moines, Iowa.[1] At the age of 24, he was put in charge of the wine department of his family’s grocery/gourmet market in Los Angeles, California. Because he knew nothing about wine, he quickly educated himself on the subject. Balzer soon championed quality California wines and stocked his shelves with the best American wines available. He promoted wine in his customer newsletter and was asked by Will Rogers, Jr. to write a regular wine column in his local newspaper in 1937.[2]

(June 25, 1912 – December 2, 2011)

Accomplishments

In 1948 Balzer published California’s Best Wines, the first of his 11 books. His wine writings include articles published in travel Holiday for over twenty years, a weekly column in the Los Angeles Times Magazine, and Robert Lawrence Balzer’s Private Guide to Food and Wine. In 1973, Balzer organized the New York Wine Tasting of 1973 which was a precursor to the matching of French and Californian wine at the Judgment of Paris. Balzer oversaw food and wine at the presidential inaugurations of Ronald Reagan in 1981 and 1985 and for George H. W. Bush in 1989.
Balzer died on December 2, 2011 in Orange, California at the age of 99.[3]

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Christa Wolf, German writer, died she was 82.

Christa Wolf was a German literary critic, novelist, and essayist died he was 82..[1][2] She was one of the best-known writers to have emerged from the former East Germany.[3][4]

(née Ihlenfeld; 18 March 1929, Landsberg an der Warthe – 1 December 2011, Berlin)

Biography

Wolf was born in Landsberg an der Warthe in the Province of Brandenburg;[3] the city is now Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland. After World War II, Wolf and her family, being Germans, were expelled from their home on what had become Polish territory. They crossed the new Oder-Neisse border in 1945 and settled in Mecklenburg, in what would become the German Democratic Republic, or East Germany. She studied literature at the University of Jena and the University of Leipzig. After her graduation, she worked for the German Writers’ Union and became an editor for a publishing company.
She joined the Socialist Unity Party of Germany (SED) in 1949 and left it in June 1989. She was a candidate member of the Central Committee of the SED from 1963 to 1967. Stasi records found in 1993 showed that she worked as an informant (Inoffizieller Mitarbeiter) during the years 1959–61.[4]
The Stasi officers criticized what they called her “reticence”, and
they lost interest in her cooperation. She was herself then closely
watched for nearly 30 years. During the Cold War, Wolf was openly critical of the leadership of the GDR, but she maintained a loyalty to the values of socialism and opposed German reunification.[1]
Wolf’s breakthrough as a writer came in 1963 with the publication of Der geteilte Himmel (Divided Heaven).[2] Her subsequent works included Nachdenken über Christa T. (The Quest for Christa T.) (1968), Kindheitsmuster (Patterns of Childhood) (1976), Kein Ort. Nirgends (1979), Kassandra (Cassandra) (1983), Störfall (Accident) (1987), Medea (1996), Auf dem Weg nach Tabou (On the Way to Taboo) (1994), and Stadt der Engel oder The Overcoat of Dr. Freud (2010) (City of Angels or The Overcoat of Dr. Freud). Christa T
was a work that—while briefly touching on a disconnection from one’s
family’s ancestral home—was concerned with a woman’s experiencing
overwhelming societal pressure to conform.
Kassandra is perhaps Wolf’s most important book, re-interpreting the battle of Troy as a war for economic power and a shift from a matriarchal to a patriarchal society. Was bleibt (What Remains), described her life under Stasi surveillance, was written in 1979, but not published until 1990. Auf dem Weg nach Tabou (1995; translated as Parting from Phantoms) gathered essays, speeches, and letters written during the four years following the reunification of Germany. Leibhaftig
(2002) describes a woman struggling with life and death in 1980s
East-German hospital, while awaiting medicine from the West. Central
themes in her work are German fascism, humanity, feminism, and
self-discovery.
Wolf died 1 December 2011 in Berlin, where she lived with her husband, Gerhard Wolf.[5] She was buried on 13 December 2011 in Berlin’s Dorotheenstadt cemetery.[6]

Reception

Wolf’s works have sometimes been seen as controversial since German reunification. Upon publication of Was bleibt,
West German critics such as Frank Schirrmacher argued that Wolf failed
to criticize the authoritarianism of the East German Communist regime,
whilst others called her works “moralistic”. Defenders have recognized
Wolf’s role in establishing a distinctly East German literary voice.[7] Fausto Cercignani’s
study of Wolf’s earlier novels and essays on her later works have
helped promote awareness of her narrative gifts, irrespective of her
political and personal ups and downs. The emphasis placed by Cercignani
on Christa Wolf’s heroism has opened the way to subsequent studies in
this direction.[8]
Wolf received the Heinrich Mann Prize in 1963, the Georg Büchner Prize in 1980, and the Schiller Memorial Prize in 1983, the Geschwister-Scholl-Preis
in 1987, as well as other national and international awards. After the
German reunification, Wolf received further awards: in 1999 she was
awarded the Elisabeth Langgässer Prize and the Nelly Sachs Literature Prize, and Wolf became the first recipient of the Deutscher Bücherpreis (German Book Prize) in 2002 for her lifetime achievement. In 2010, Wolf was awarded the Großer Literaturpreis der Bayerischen Akademie der Schönen Künste.

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Alan Sues, American comic (Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In), died from a heart attack he was 85.

Alan Grigsby Sues was an American comic actor widely known for his roles on the 1968–1973 television series Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In died from a heart attack he was 85..
Alan’s on-screen persona was campy, outrageous and contained verbal
slapstick. Typical of his humor was a skit that found him following a
pair of whiskey-drinking cowboys to a Wild West bar and requesting a frozen daiquiri.[2][3] Alan’s recurring characters on the program included Big Al the Sportscaster and Uncle Al the Kiddie’s Pal.[2] Alan also parodied castmate Jo Anne Worley when she left the show, appearing in drag.

(March 7, 1926 – December 1, 2011)

Early life

Alan was born on March 7, 1926, in Ross, California. His parents were Alice (née
Murray) and Melvyn Sues, who raised racehorses, requiring the family to
move frequently. Alan served in the Army in Europe during World War II.[1]

Career

Alan used World War II veterans’ benefits to pay for acting lessons
at the Pasadena Playhouse, where he performed, later making his Broadway
debut in the stage play Tea and Sympathy, directed by Elia Kazan, which had a successful run in New York City beginning in 1953.[1]
During this period, Alan met and married Phyllis Gehrig, a dancer and
actress, subsequently starting a vaudevillian nightclub act in Manhattan
— with which they toured North America before divorcing in 1958.[1]
After touring the country with his wife, Alan was able to get more
work in stand-up comedy (at Reuben Bleu and Blue Angel, both clubs in
Manhattan), worked with Julius Monk, and joined an improv/sketch group with The Mad Show, which led to his being cast in Laugh-In.[1]
Outside of Laugh-In, Alan appeared in the classic Twilight Zone episode “The Masks“,
in a non-comic role. This episode called for his character to be of
college (or, possibly even high school) age, as evidenced by references
to his being captain of the football team and doing well in school.
Being 38 at the time, his looks ran counter to this, with a comb-over and thinning hair.[4] He also had supporting roles in the films Move Over, Darling (1963) and The Americanization of Emily (1964).[5]
After Laugh-In, Alan also portrayed Moriarty onstage in Sherlock Holmes (opposite John Wood, and later Leonard Nimoy),
which, according to Alan, was “one of my favorite roles, because it’s
so against type, and I loved the makeup”. The makeup for Moriarty was
used in several books about makeup as an example of shadowing and
technique.
Alan appeared in television commercials for Peter Pan Peanut Butter during the 1970s, as a tongue-in-cheek Peter Pan. He also toured with Singin’ in the Rain, playing the Elocution Instructor. In addition, he appeared in several movies, and provided voiceovers including Oh! Heavenly Dog and Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July.

Later years

Alan appeared in the short films Lord of the Road (1999) and Artificially Speaking (2009), the latter making its premiere at the 2009 Dances With Films festival in Los Angeles.[6]
In 2008, fifty years after his divorce from Phyllis, she conducted a lengthy interview with Alan at his home for her website.[7]
Alan had recently finished recording an audio stories CD collection, entitled Oh, Nothing..,
which was released for sale December 22, 2011 on his website. The
project is compiled of several comedic stories and anecdotes from his 50
years in theater, film and television.
Alan died on December 1, 2011, at Ceders-Sinai Medical Center, West
Hollywood, where he was taken after suffering an apparent heart attack
while watching television with his beloved dog, Doris,[1] according to his friend and accountant, Michael Michaud.
Michael Michaud said that, even though Alan never disclosed publicly
during his career that he was gay, his over-the-top, flamboyant,
stereotypically gay mannerisms displayed on Laugh-In were an
inspiration to many viewers when they were young, as he was “the only
gay man they could see on television at the time.”[1]
Alan was survived by various family members, including his late
brother’s widow, her daughter and her daughter’s husband and their three
children, and by many long-standing friends.
A private Memorial was held for Alan at his house in West Hollywood
on March 25, 2012, where he was remembered, on a sunny California
afternoon, with much humor and affection. Many surviving “Laugh-In”
alumnae attended.
Alan’s ashes were scattered on the ocean off the Connecticut coast.

Stage

Filmography

Film

Television

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Louis Silverstein, American artist and graphic designer, died he was 92.

Louis Silverstein was an American artist and graphic designer who is best known for his work at The New York Times. He was inducted into the Art Directors Hall of Fame in 1984 died he was 92..

(October 10, 1919 – December 1, 2011) 

Silverstein was born in Brooklyn, New York. He attended Boys High School and graduated from the Pratt Institute with a degree in fine arts. During World War II, Silverstein served in the Army Air Forces, doing graphic design. After the war, he attended the Chicago Institute of Design, where he was exposed to avant-garde design.
Silverstein worked for a variety of employers, including labor unions and an advertising agency. He was art director for Amerika, a Russian magazine prepared by the U.S. State Department for distribution in the Soviet Union.
In 1952, Silverstein joined the promotions department at The New York Times. He helped make the newspaper more readable in 1967, when he enlarged the typeface. In 1976, he changed the format of the front page from eight columns
to six. Also that year, he helped introduce the new weekday sections of
the newspaper (“SportsMonday”, “Science Times”, “Living”, “Home”, and
“Weekend”).
Silverstein was inducted into the Art Directors Hall of Fame in 1984. At the time, Massimo Vignelli
said, “We are affected by all the factors in the environment around us,
and nothing is more ubiquitous than the newspaper. By changing the Times and influencing so many newspapers in other cities, we are indebted to him for improving the quality of our lives.”
After his 1985 retirement, Silverstein continued to consult to The New York Times and other newspapers. He was responsible for the new look of 35 regional newspapers as well as papers in Brazil, Kenya, and Spain.

Bibliography

Silverstein, Louis (1990). Newspaper Design for the Times. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold. ISBN 978-0-442-28321-6.
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Bill McKinney , American actor (Deliverance, The Outlaw Josey Wales), died from esophageal cancer he was 80.

William Denison “Bill” McKinney was an American character actor whose most famous role was the sadistic mountain man in the movie Deliverance. McKinney was also recognizable for his performances in seven Clint Eastwood films, most notably as Union cavalry commander Captain “Redlegs” Terrill in The Outlaw Josey Wales died from esophageal cancer he was 80..

(September 12, 1931 – December 1, 2011) 

Early life

McKinney was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He had an unsettled life as a child, moving twelve times. Once when his family moved from Tennessee to Georgia, he was beaten by a gang and thrown into a creek. At the age of 19, he joined the Navy during the Korean War. He served two years on a mine sweeper in Korean waters, as well as being stationed at Port Hueneme in Ventura County, California.[citation needed]
While on leave from this posting, he visited Los Angeles;
during this time, he decided he wanted to be an actor. Upon his
discharge in 1954, he settled in southern California, attending acting
school at the famous Pasadena Playhouse in 1957. His classmates included Dustin Hoffman and Mako. During this time, McKinney supported himself by working as an arborist,
trimming and taking down trees – he continued working in this field
until the mid-1970s, by which time he was appearing in major films.[citation needed]

Career

After Pasadena Playhouse he moved onto Lee Strasberg‘s Actors Studio, making his movie debut in exploitation pic She Freak (1967). For ten years he was a teacher at Cave Spring Middle School. He made his television debut in 1968 on an episode of The Monkees and attracted attention as Lobo in Alias Smith and Jones. It was the film Deliverance which provided his breakthrough in 1972, and remains his signature role.[citation needed]
He cemented his reputation as an onscreen villain in the 1970s with appearances in Junior Bonner, The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean and The Parallax View. It was with Clint Eastwood that McKinney would become most associated, becoming part of Eastwood’s stock company[1] after they worked together in Michael Cimino‘s Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, in which McKinney played a character called Crazy Driver. He starred as ‘Capt. “Redlegs” Terrell’ in The Outlaw Josey Wales under Eastwood’s direction. He appeared in another six Eastwood films from The Gauntlet in 1977, Every Which Way but Loose in 1978, Any Which Way You Can in 1980, Pink Cadillac in 1989 when the stock company disbanded.
Other memorable roles include a misanthrope who is done in by John Wayne‘s The Shootist. He also appeared in such later films as First Blood (1982), Heart Like a Wheel (1983), Against All Odds (1984), Back to the Future Part III (1990), and The Green Mile (1999). He appeared in the TV movie The Execution of Private Slovik (1974), while guest-starring on such television shows as The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, Starsky and Hutch, The A-Team, Murder, She Wrote and Columbo. He also had an uncredited role in the TV miniseries Roots (1977), playing alongside Georg Stanford Brown, Lloyd Bridges and Burl Ives.
McKinney took up singing in the late 1990s, eventually releasing an album of standards and country & western songs appropriately titled Love Songs from Antri, reflecting Don Job’s pronunciation of the infamous town featured in Deliverance. One of his songs featured in the film Undertow, directed by David Gordon Green. [2] He also played Jonah Hex in an episode of Batman: The Animated Series called “Showdown”. In February 2010 he accepted a role in the Robin Hood–inspired horror film Sherwood Horror[3] and formerly had a short cameo in 2001 Maniacs.[4]

Death

McKinney’s death was announced on his Facebook page on December 1, 2011.[5][6] The announcement read:

“Today our dear Bill McKinney passed away at Valley Presbyterian
Hospice. An avid smoker for 25 years of his younger life, he died of
cancer of the esophagus. He was 80 and still strong enough to have
filmed a Dorito’s commercial 2 weeks prior to his passing, and he
continued to work on his biography with his writing partner. Hopefully
2012 will bring a publisher for the wild ride his life was. He is
survived by son Clinton, along with several ex-wives. R.I.P. Bill
sept.12 1931 – dec. 1 2011″ [sic]”.

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François Lesage, French embroidery designer, died he was 82.

François Lesage was a French embroidery designer and heir to the embroidery atelier  died he was 82., Maison Lesage. Lesage was a Chevalier of the Legion d’Honneur.[1]
Lesage was born in Chaville, France, on March 31, 1929.[2]
Lesage inherited the Maison Lesage, which was bought by his father, Albert Lesage, in 1924.[2] He became well known for his embroidery work throughout the French high fashion houses in Paris.[1]
Lesage shepherded the business throughout the late 20th Century, at a
time when many other traditional embroidery houses in France
disappeared.[1] Under Lesage, the House collaborated with new, well known fashion clients, including Givenchy, Christian Lacroix, Balenciaga and Dior.[1] Lesage partnered with many of the era’s best known fashion designers, including Elsa Schiaparelli and Vionnet.[1]
François Lesage sold the Maison Lesage to Chanel in 2002. Chanel had begun its acquisition of many of Paris’ top petites mains in a bid to ensure their continued survival in a changing fashion industry.[1]
Lesage was awarded the Maître d’Art from the French Ministry of Culture in November 2011, just one week before his death.[2] At the time, Minister of Culture Frédéric Mitterrand said, “I cannot imagine fashion without embroidery, embroidery without Monsieur Lesage.”[2]
Francois Lesage died at a Paris hospital on December 1, 2011, at the age of 82.[2] He was survived by his wife and four children.[3]

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Kuldeep Manak, Indian Punjabi language singer, died from pneumonia he was 62.

Kuldeep Manak was a noted Punjabi singer[3][4] of Indian Punjab died from pneumonia he was 62.. He was best known for singing a rare genre of Punjabi music, Kali,[5] also known by its plural form kalian or kaliyan.[1][6]

 

(Punjabi: ਕੁਲਦੀਪ ਮਾਣਕ‌) ( 15 November 1951 – 30 November 2011)

Early life

Manak was born as Latif Muhammad (Urdu: لطیف محمد‎) on 15 November 1951, to father Nikka Khan, in the village of Jalal[1] in Bathinda district of Indian Punjab.
He completed his matriculation from the village school, where he was a
keen field hockey player. He had an inclination towards singing from a
very young age and was persuaded by his teachers to sing and perform on
stage.

Family

Manak’s father, Nikka Khan, was a singer himself. Manak had two
brothers: Siddqui, a devotional singer, and Rafiq, a tantric, who was
also briefly noted. Kuldeep Manak’s ancestors were the Hazoori Raagis (designated cantors) of Kirtan for Maharaja Hira Singh of Nabha.
He was married to Sarabjeet and had two children, a son named Yudhvir Manak and a daughter named Shakti.[3] They both are married. Yudhvir is following in his father’s footsteps as a singer.[3][7]

Career

Manak learned music under Ustad Khushi Muhammad Qawwal[8] of Firozpur[5] He left Bathinda and went to Ludhiana to pursue his career as a singer and started singing with the duo Harcharan Grewal and Seema.[1] When they came to Delhi, a music company official spotted Manak and asked him to record the song jija akhian na maar ve main kall di kurhi (written by Babu Singh Maan Mararawala) with Seema. In 1968, at the age of 17,[6] he was given the chance to record the song with Seema. His first record features this song along with laung karaa mittra, machhli paunge maape (written by Gurdev Singh Maan).[1] This record was a runaway success.
Later, he started an office at Bathinda along with writer Dilip Singh Sidhu of Kanakwal, but did not stay there for long and returned to Ludhiana. The first folk song sung by Manak was “maa Mirze di boldi”, followed by, “ohne maut ne waajan maarian”.[citation needed]
The writer and lyricist, Hardev Dilgir (also known as Dev Tharikewala) spotted Manak at one of his live performances and penned many Lok Gathavan (English: old folk stories) for him.[6]
His first EP, Punjab Dian Lok Gathawan,[9] was released by HMV in 1973 which included the 4 songs Jaimal Phatta, Heer Di Kali (Teri Khatar Heere) (Kali), Raja Rasalu and Dulla Bhatti
(Dulleya ve tokra chukayeen aanke), all penned by Hardev Dilgir and
music composed by Ram Saran Das. This was followed by another Lok
Gathawan album in 1974 including Gorakh da Tilla and Allah Bismillah teri Jugni. In 1976 his first LP, Ik Tara, was released including the kali Tere Tille Ton,[2][8] Chheti Kar Sarwan Bachcha and Garh Mughlane Dian Naaran
and more. Further albums included , ‘Sahiban Bani Bharaawan Di’ (1978),
‘Sahiban Da Tarla’ (1979), ‘Maa Hundhi Ae Maa’ (1980), ‘Akhan ch Najaiz
Vikdi’, ‘Ichhran Dhaahan Maardi’ (1981), ‘Mehroo Posti’ (1982) ‘Jugni
Yaaran Di’ (1983), ‘Bhul Jaan Waaliye’ (1986), ‘Singh Soorme’ and ‘Do
Gabhru Punjab De’. Manak’s voice was versatile as within one album he
sang in many different pitches and tones to reflect a song’s meaning.
For example in the album ‘Sahiban da Tarla’ the songs Sahiban da Tarla, Yaari Yaaran di and Teri aan ma Teri Ranjha are all sang with different pitches.[citation needed]

In films

He also acted and sung in many Punjabi films like ‘Saidan Jogan’ (1979) with the song, sathon naee majhin chaar hundian, ‘Lambardaarni’ (1980) with yaaran da truck balliye (song), and Balbiro Bhabi (1981) as actor, singer and composer. He also sung a song, “ajj dhee ik raje di“, in the 1983 film Sassi Punnu.[10]

Politics

Manak also took part in the parliament elections of 1996 as an independent member from Bathinda[11] but did not win.

In popular culture

On 25 December 2012, a tribute album was released by Moviebox under the title The Folk King (subtitle Ustad Kuldeep Manak Ji Tribute)
and featured a number of artists interpreting his songs, including Aman
Hayer, Angrej Ali, Balwinder Safri, Jazzy B, Malkit Singh, Manmohan
Waris, Sukshinder Shinda and A.S. Kang.
Live renditions had also been recorded during the Brit Asia Music
Awards 2012 with Angrez Ali (singing “Vaar Banda Bahadur”), Malkit Singh
(“G.T. Road Te”), Sukhshinder Shinda (” Maa Hundi ae Maa”), A.S. Kang
(“Chithiyan Sahiba Jatti Ne”, Manmohan Waris (“Sahiba Bani Bharaawa
Di”), Balwinder Safri (“Nakhre Bin Sohni”) and Jazzy B (“Tere Tille To”)

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