Hindustani classical vocalist Kishori Amonkar passes away at 84

Posted on:04 Apr 2017 15:11:28
Hindustani classical vocalist Kishori Amonkar passes away at 84
04 April 2017 Current Affairs: Padma Vibhushan recipient classical singer Kishori Amonkar passed away at the age of 84 at her house in Mumbai.

In her career spanning seven decades, she was revered as ‘Gaan-Saraswati’.

The singer has been awarded the Padma Bhushan (1987) and the Padma Vibhushan (2002) for an exemplary career. She was also a recipient of the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1985 and the SNA Fellowship for 2009. In 1991, she was awarded the prestigious Dr TMA Pai Outstanding Konkani Award.

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