- Aleksandar Sarievski
Infobox Musical artist
Name = Aleksandar Sarievski
Img_size = 175
Background = solo_singer
Born = birth date|1922|6|20|mf=y
Galičnik, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes
Died = Death date and age|2002|12|19|1922|6|20
Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Instrument = Vocals,
Genre = Folk
Years_active = 1946–2002
Aleksandar Sarievski ( _mk. Александар Сариевски, audio-IPA|Mk-Aleksandar Sarievski.ogg| [alɛkˈsandar saˈriefski] ; June 20, 1922 – December 19, 2002) was an iconic
singer-songwriterfrom the Republic of Macedoniawhose career spanned almost six decades. He was one of the most recognizable figures in Macedonian music.
Sarievski was a co-founder of the
folklore musical ensemble Tanecand frequently traveled with the group as an ambassador of Macedonian music and culture. His renditions of local folk songs are particularly well known and, in many cases, the first known recorded versions. These include " Jovano, Jovanke", " More Sokol Pie", " Makedonsko Devojče" and " Uči me majko, karaj me", among others. The popular folk song "Zajdi Zajdi" is also attributed to him.
Aleksandar Sarievski passed away in 2002 aged eighty. The then-
President of the Republic of Macedonia Boris Trajkovskiand Prime Minister Branko Crvenkovskias well as the Ministry of Culture sent the Sarievski family messages of condolence following the news of his passing.
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