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Rock'n' Roll Hall na Famer Art Rupe ya yi Rayuwa mai Kyau

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Arthur N. Rupe — Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame mai rikodin rikodin, ɗan kasuwa mai da iskar gas, kuma mai taimakon jama'a - ya rasu ranar Juma'a, 15 ga Afrilu, a gidansa da ke Santa Barbara, California. Ya kasance 104.

An haifi Arthur N. Goldberg a ranar 5 ga Satumba, 1917, zuwa dangin ma'aikacin Yahudawa a Greensburg, Pennsylvania, Art Rupe ya girma a kusa da McKeesport a cikin yankin metro na Pittsburgh. Ya halarci kwaleji a Virginia Tech da Jami'ar Miami ta Ohio, kuma a cikin 1939 ya tashi zuwa Los Angeles don yin hanyarsa a duniya. Bayan shekaru, zai kammala karatunsa na jami'a a UCLA.

Lokacin da ya isa California ne ya canza sunansa zuwa "Rupe"; ya koya daga kakan mahaifinsa cewa wannan shine ainihin sunan iyali, "Goldberg" wanda aka karɓa a tsibirin Ellis.

A lokacin yakin duniya na biyu, Rupe ya yi aiki a kan ma'aikatan injiniya da ke gwada jiragen ruwa na Liberty a tsibirin Terminal na LA. Yayin da yakin ke ci gaba da yin kaca-kaca, da sanin ba da dadewa ba zai rasa aikin yi, sai ya kuduri aniyar shiga harkar kasuwanci a matsayin mai yin rikodi.

Ya girma a cikin ƙabila da bambancin launin fata a McKeesport, Rupe ya sami sha'awar Rhythm 'n' Blues da kiɗan Bishara. Don haka ya zaɓi ya ƙware a cikin abin da ake kira "rakodin tsere," kiɗan da aka yi da kuma ga Baƙin Amurkawa.

A ƙarshen 1944, tare da Ben Siegert, Rupe ya kafa Juke Box Records. Rikodinsa na farko "Boogie #1," wanda aka samar a kan ƙananan kasafin kuɗi tare da mawaƙa uku kawai, ya sayar da kwafin 70,000, wani yanki na yanki a lokacin.

A cikin Satumba 1946 Rupe ya tashi da kansa, yana ƙaddamar da sabon lakabi, Specialty Records. A cikin shekaru goma sha biyar masu zuwa, Specialty ya zama ɗaya daga cikin fitattun kamfanonin rikodi masu zaman kansu, tare da rarrabawar duniya. Ayyukan Rupe a Specialty sun taka muhimmiyar rawa wajen fitowar sabon nau'in kiɗan rock'n'roll. Alamar ta ƙunshi masu fasaha irin su Roy Milton, Percy Mayfield, Joe da Jimmy Liggins, Lloyd Price, Little Richard, da Sam Cooke. Baya ga zabensa na Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame, an shigar da Art Rupe a cikin Hall of Fame na Blues.

Tun daga farkon shekarun 1950, Rupe kuma ya fara saka hannun jari a harkar samar da mai da iskar gas, inda daga karshe ya kafa kamfaninsa na mai. Da farko ana gudanar da ayyuka ne a Texas, amma daga baya kamfanin ya mayar da hankalinsa kan hakar mai a West Virginia da kuma Ohio. Tare da abokan aikinsa na Ohio ya ci gaba da aiki a masana'antar har zuwa ƙarshe.

Rupe ya sadaukar da shekaru na ƙarshe na tsawon rayuwarsa ga kafuwar sa na taimakon jama'a a Santa Barbara. Gidauniyar Arthur N. Rupe tana bin "maganin kirkiro ga al'amuran al'umma," da farko ta hanyar tallafawa binciken manufofin jama'a, ilimi, da shawarwari. A tarihi ya dauki nauyin muhawarar jama'a kan batutuwan da ke da sabani a fagen ilimi da na jama'a. Ana kuma sadaukar da mahimman albarkatu don tallafawa masu kula da dangi ga marasa lafiya da ke fama da cutar Alzheimer da sauran nau'ikan lalata.

Arthur N. Rupe ya rasu da 'yarsa Beverly Rupe Schwarz; mijinta Leo Schwarz; jikarsa, Madeline Kahan; da mijinta Kyle Kahan.

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Edita a shugaba na eTurboNew ita ce Linda Hohnholz. Ta dogara ne a HQ eTN a Honolulu, Hawaii.

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