Zaw Win Htut – ေဇာ္၀င္းထြဋ္

Zaw Win Htut is a Burmese rock, country, and blues singer, and the lead vocalist of the band Emperor.

Early life: Zaw Win Htut was born into a musical family in Yangon, Myanmar. His father Kyi Khin was a physician, and his mother Tin Aye was a famous folk singer with the stage name Htar. His maternal grandfather was Shwe Taing Nyunt, a famous songwriter of classical Burmese music.[1] His nickname was Nyi Htut. He received a bachelor’s degree in English from Yangon University.
Career: Zaw Win Htut began his career in music as a drummer in a band called Oasis. He formed his own band, Emperor, in the 1980s with five members, Zaw Myo Htut (his brother and lead guitarist), Cin Khan Pun (bass), Wai Tun (drums), Maung Maung Lwin (keyboards), John O’Hara (acoustics). He was strictly a country, rock and roll singer in his early career. His first album, released in 1983, was not a success. His third album Hlyatsit Moe Kaungkin, released in 1989, made him a star.

Emperor bandThe Emperor band consists of six members. Original founders are Zaw Win Htut [Vocals], Zaw Myo Htut [Lead Guitar], John Ohara [Rhythm Guitar], Boe Kyin [Drums], Leonard Maung Maung Lwin [Keyboard] and Wai Tun [Drums].
Current Band Members
Vocals: Zaw Win Htut
Lead guitar: Zaw Myo Htut
Rhythm guitar: John Ohara
Bass guitar: Myat Moe
Keyboards – Leonard Maung Maung Lwin
Drums: Ye Linn

Former Band Members
Bass Guitar: Boe Kyin
Drums: Wai Tun
Percussion}: Sai Thar Htay
View original wikipedia article here.

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