Jonče Hristovski

Jonče Hristovski
Native name Јонче Христовски
Born 1931
Bitola, Kingdom of Yugoslavia, now Macedonia
Died April 2000 (aged 68–69)
Skopje, Macedonia
Genres Folk
Occupations Singer, composer
Associated acts Makedonsko devojče

Jonče Hristovski (Macedonian: Јонче Христовски); (Bitola, 1931 - Skopje, 5 April 2000[1]) was a Macedonian singer and composer of folk music. During his career he gained a special reputation among the people as a communicative person and wonderful singer.[2] Among his many successes, his most popular song is Makedonsko Devojče composed in 1964.[3][4][5]

Besides his solo career, he has been singing and performing with the CA Tanec and he has been director of one show produced by the national Macedonian Television.

Jonče Hristovski suffered a terrible tragedy when his wife was amongst those killed in the catastrophic earthquake that struck Skopje in 1963 (1963 Skopje earthquake). He was left to raise their two daughters Olgica and Nevenka.[6][7]

Songs

Among his many songs, most notable are[8][9]

References


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