Hristovski, Jonce (1933-2000), Macedonian singer, text writer and composer of songs in folk spirit, extremely popular folk singer who carried the glory of Macedonian music all around the world.He was born in 1933 in Bitola.
He created his own interpretation style, recognizable and communicative with the audience. He became famous with his song "Macedonian girl colorful bunch" (1964) whose sang versions appeared in English, German, Danish, Italian, Russian, Serbian French and Spanish. His impressive interpretations are "Life of mine", "Play for me musicians" "Sing a song Macedonian girl" "If I die or I'm killed" and many others in his extremely rich repertory. He was member of the Assembly "Tanec" (singer and dancer) as editor of the folk music at TV Skopje, he initiated the serial "Singing cities" (1974), one of the most important projects of TV Skopje. For his large contribution he received large number of awards, certificates of honor and recognitions.
DISTINGUISHED PEOPLE FOR BITOLA
authors: Lence Andonovska, Naume Gorgievski, Blagoj Nikolov, Trajko Ognenovski, Gordana Pesevska, Aneta Stefanovska, Svetlana Taleska ; translation in english Vesna Milevska.
NIUL "St. Clement Ohridski": Municipality of Bitola