Maung Thit Min

Maung Thit Min, born Dewa, was a prominent Burmese composer and writer.[1] His father Colonel Tin Soe was a member of Burma's Revolutionary Council (RC). He is a second son of U Tin Soe and Daw Mya Mya Than. He studied his secondary education through St. Paul High School (State High School No. 6 Botataung, Yangon). He began his writing career in 1971 and wrote fictional works including The Sun Rises in the East and Sets in the West (အရှေ့နေထွက် အနောက်နေဝင်), An Untold Story (မပြောကောင်းတဲ့အကြောင်းလေးတစ်ခု), Hug Me (ဖက်ထားစမ်းအချစ်ကလေးရယ်) and Tomorrow is Blue (မနက်ဖြန်သည် အပြာရောင်).[1] He began writing and composing lyrics for musicians, with his first release being an album for Soe Paing in 1974.[1]

Maung Thit Min

(1953-06-06)6 June 1953
Died5 June 2011 (2011-06-06) (aged 57)
Samitivej Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
OccupationComposer, writer
Spouse(s)Aye Aye San
Children3 sons

In November 2010, he was diagnosed with colon cancer, to which he succumbed the following year.[2]


  1. ^ a b c Zon Pann Pwint (13 June 2011). "Composer Maung Thit Min passes away". Myanmar Times. Archived from the original on 21 June 2011. Retrieved 8 April 2012.
  2. ^ "Burmese composer Maung Thit Min dies". Mizzima. 6 June 2011. Archived from the original on 8 April 2012. Retrieved 8 April 2012.