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National Artist Suthep Wongkamhaeng dies at 86

Feb 27. 2020
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By THE NATION

National Artist Second Lieutenant Suthep Wongkamhaeng, 86, died on Friday (February 27) in his house in Soi Pridi Banomyong 42 Yaek 7 in Klongton Nua subdistrict of Bangkok’s Wattana district, according to a news source.

Suthep was born in 1934 and was a famous singer of the Luk Krung style. Among his well-known songs are "Rak Khun Khao Laew " (I'd Have Loved You Now), “Ther Yu Nai” (Where Are You?) and “Bot Rian Kon Wiwah” (Lessons Before Wedding). He was named a National Artist in 1990 in the category of performing artist, as a singer of modern Thai songs.

Suthep had been receiving treatment at a hospital due to old age, where many of his fans showed up to show support.

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