Shillong city on Friday lost one of its renowned music artists, Manfulson Lyngdoh popularly known as Bahhep Manfulson — the Guitarist & Member of Shillong Legendary Rock Band ‘SNOW WHITE’. Manfulson Lyngdoh (Bah Hep), Snow White’s guitarist passed away on October 20 in Shillong. The funeral service will be conducted on the 22nd October 2017 at Upper Lummawrie Laitumkhrah, Shillong at 2:30 P.m. He will be laid to rest at Lawmali, Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Manfulson was born on the 1st of April 1979 to (late) Rolin Dkhar and smt. Win Lyngdoh of Riatsamthiah Shillong. He started his career in music at a very young age of 6 Years playing in church services and winning many music competitions at a very young age. At a time when many of his school mates where preparing for their final exams, Manfulson was busy playing as a session musician in studios making music for iconic albums like those produced by the Khasi Students Union. He continued playing for bands like Conbrio and others. Meanwhile he continued playing in gospel albums produced by the Bible Society India Shillong Auxilliary and innumerable other albums. It was in the year 2001 that Manfulson joined Snow White as its guitarist and in the year 2005 Snow White produced its album ‘U Rangdajied’. Manfulson arranged the music for this album and his contribution to the band’s music is tremendously immense. He continued to play in many more albums recorded in famous studios like ‘Rocabelle’ and ‘The Basement’. He continued to play with Snow White till his demise. Formed in 1999, the fusion-hard rock band Snow White from Shillong shot to fame in the early 2000s with their Khasi originals tracks including — Rangdajied, Mawlynnai, Ha iing I Pa and their recent track — La Kyrhuh ki ‘Laren and many others. It may be mentioned that Snow White has lost two of its members — Manfulson Lyngdoh on the guitars and Jimmy Massar on the drums. The other band members include — Timmy Kharhujon on the vocals, Donbokland Ryntathiang on the bass guitar, Ronn Warjri on the keyboards, Really Lyngskor on the duitara, Ksing and Nakra and Ditra Tongper on the drums. “His greatest contribution lies in his mentoring of many other guitarist who have now established themselves as potential great musicians of Shillong. Interestingly, Manful never spoke about how he did all this mentoring. Snow White mourns the passing away,” Snow White wrote in their official FB Page. They further wrote “Snow White mourns the passing away of this great musician at a very young age of only 38 Years. Brother, Friend, Fellow Musician, we will miss you dearly. Thank you for the music and all the good times. May God bless your family and loved ones. RIP brother.” The Shillong News Team extends its deepest condolences to Manfulson’s family members. May His soul rest in peace. (The views and opinions expressed in the media or comment on this channel are those of the speakers or authors and do not necessarily reflect or represent the views and opinion headed by this channel’s broadcaster. Due to the social nature of this broadcasting, channel videos may contain content which is copyrighted by another entity or person. This channel’s owner claim no copyright to said content. The broadcaster of this channel cannot be held accountable for the copyrighted content. the broadcaster of this channel is a messenger and sharer of information and strives to verify but cannot warrant the accuracy of copyrights or completeness of the information on this channel.)


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