Džuboks and Syed Mir Hassan

Džuboks (Serbian Cyrillic: Џубокс, trans. Jukebox) was a Yugoslav music magazine. Founded in 1966, it was the first magazine in Yugoslavia dedicated to rock music.

Contents 1 History 1.1 1966 - 1970 1.1.1 Mini Džuboks 1.2 1974 - 1985 2 Journalists and contributors 3 References 4 External links

History 1966 - 1970 Cover of the first issue of Džuboks, released on May 3, 1966, featuring the Rolling Stones

Džuboks magazine was founded in 1966 by publisher Duga from Belgrade. Džuboks was the first Yugoslav music magazine dedicated to rock music. Its first editor-in-chiefs was Nikola Karaklajić, a chess master and radio personality. The first issue came out on 3 May 1966. In an interview for the documentary series Rockovnik Karaklajić stated:

Višnja Marjanović, who succeeded Karaklajić on the place of editor-in-chiefs, in an interview for Rockovnik stated about the first issue:

After the 39th issue, released in July 1970, Duga stopped publishing the magazine. During these three years, flexi discs featuring current international rock hits were often given with the magazine. Mini Džuboks

In 1968, Duga started publishing Mini Džuboks, which, beside music, dealt with entertainment and fashion. The first editor-in-chiefs was Sava Popović, and was succeeded by Višnja Marjanović. The first issue of Mini Džuboks was released on May 9, 1968. After the 33rd issue, released on February 20, 1969, Mini Džuboks was put out. 1974 - 1985

In 1974, the publisher Dečje Novine from Gornji Milanovac renewed Džuboks under the name Ladin Džuboks (Lada's Džuboks), as it was initially released as a supplement of the girl magazine Lada, but soon appeared as an independent publication under the name Džuboks. The first editor-in-chiefs was Vojkan Borisavljević, and was followed by Milisav Ćirović, Peca Popović and Branko Vukojević. The first issue was released on July 1, 1974, and the last, 171st, on July 22, 1983. In 1984, Džuboks was, under the editorship of Ljuba Trifunović, renewed once again, but was finally put out in 1985.

In 2004, the online magazine Popboks was founded, containing a digitalized archive of Džuboks issues released between 1974 and 1985. Journalists and contributors

Some of the journalists and contributors to Džuboks include: Slobodan Cicmil Miroslav Ćirović Darko Glavan Biljana Maksić Goran Marić Milomir Marić Zoran Marinković Goranka Matić Petar Jakonić Petar Janjatović Dušan Kojić Slobodan Konjović Dragan Kremer Petar Luković Nebojša Pajkić Petar Popović Predrag Popović Momčilo Rajin Saša Rakezić Brian Rašić Gordan Škondrić Ljuba Trifunovic Slobodan Trbojević Dinko Tucaković Dražen Vrdoljak Radovan Vujović Branko Vukojević

Syed Mir Hassan and Džuboks

Shams al-’Ulama’ Mir Hassan

Shams al-’Ulama’ (“Sun of Scholars”) Syed Mir Hassan (1844–1929) was a scholar of the Qur'an, Hadith, Sufism, and the Arabic language. He was a professor of Arabic at Scotch Mission College in Sialkot. He was awarded the title of Shams al-’Ulama’ (“Sun of Scholars”) by the British Crown. He was the famous teacher of Sir Muhammad Iqbal, Faiz Ahmad Faiz and an uncle of Syed Nazeer Niazi, the son of his brother Syed Abdul Ghani. Both brothers were great admirers of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan.

Contents 1 Early life 2 Syed Mir Hassan and Syed Ahmed Khan 3 Syed Mir Hassan and Sir Muhammad Iqbal 4 Title of Shams al-’Ulama’ (“Sun of Scholars”) 5 See also 6 References 7 Sources

Early life

Born in 1844, Mir Hassan belonged to a religious family of Eastern physicians but did not opt for that profession, and he also refused to take up a career as a traditional prayer leader because he did not want to live on charity. Much to the horror of his family he ended up teaching at a vernacular school run by Christian missionaries. At the age of nineteen he also visited Delhi to meet the famous poet Mirza Ghalib. Syed Mir Hassan and Syed Ahmed Khan

He was a great admirer of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, of whom he became a staunch supporter. He had regular correspondence with him, and had the opportunity to meet him in person on numerous occasions. He was a regular visitor of All India Muhammadan Educational Conference. When Sir Syed Ahmed Khan visited Punjab, Syed Mir Hassan was the first to receive him. He used all his influence to spread Aligarh movement in his area. Syed Mir Hassan and Sir Muhammad Iqbal

He had a great influence on Sir Muhammad Iqbal. Syed Mir Hasan was "an accomplished scholar with a knowledge of several Islamic languages. Mir Hassan gave Sir Muhammad Iqbal a thorough training in the rich Islamic literary tradition and influence him deeply. It is said that once Iqbal picked up Maulvi Mir Hasan’s shoes as a mark of respect. Title of Shams al-’Ulama’ (“Sun of Scholars”)

In 1922, when the British governor of the Punjab proposed to the British Crown that Iqbal be knighted in recognition of his literary achievements, Iqbal asked that Mir Hasan should be awarded a title. When the governor remarked that Mir Hassan had not written any books, Iqbal replied that he, Iqbal, was the book Mir Hasan had produced. Mir Hasan received the title of Shams al-’Ulama’ (“Sun of Scholars”). See also Sir Syed Ahmed Khan Syed Nazeer Niazi Sir Muhammad Iqbal All India Muhammadan Educational Conference
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