Thursday, October 23, 2008

Balasungkawa : Samad Lefthanded : Al-Fatihah

Rock band Lefthanded’s guitarist Abdul Samad Mian dies

KUALA LUMPUR: A guitarist with rock band Lefthanded, Abdul Samad Mian, died after collapsing at his brother's office in Ampang here, on Thursday. He was 45.

Samad’s wife, Norliza Sumairi said he collapsed at 12.45pm and was pronounced dead on arrival at the Ampang Hospital.

Samad will be buried at the Hulu Langat Muslim Cemetery later on Thursday.

He is survived by his wife and four children aged between six and 18 years.

Born in Johor Baru, he was a part-time lecturer at the National Arts, Culture and Heritage Academy and was instrumental in Lefthanded winning the best rock album award at the Malaysian Music Industry Awards in 1995. Bernama

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