Aljoša Buha

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Aljoša Buha
Born4 January 1962
Ljubljana, SR Slovenia, SFR Yugoslavia
Died18 September 1986
(aged 25) Jablanica, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, SFR Yugoslavia
Instrumentsbass
Years active1979–1986
Associated actsKongres and Crvena jabuka

Aljoša Buha (born 4 January 1962, Ljubljana, SR Slovenia – 18 September 1986, Jablanica, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina) was a Bosnian musician best known for having played in two bands: Kongress, and Crvena jabuka.

Aljoša Buha was born in Ljubljana to a Bosnian father and Slovenian mother.

In 1979 Buha start to play in Kongres (Congress) as bassist. He stayed with them until about 1983 when he took a break.

Aljoša Buha was recruited in Crvena Jabuka in 1986 as bass player. He was also among the other members Darko Jelčić, Dražen Žerić, Dražen Ričl, and Zlatko Arslanagić. Aljosa played bass on the band's self-titled debut album.

On 18 September 1986 Crvena Jabuka went to the concert in Mostar that would put their skills to the test and prove their popularity. Near Jablanica Aljoša Buha died in a car accident, along with Dražen Ričl. He died immediately with severe wounds and Ričl was transported to Belgrade in a helicopter and died 13 days thereafter.

Buha was buried in his hometown of Zenica.

References[edit]

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