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Gaana Gaarudiga-C. Aswath

Gaana Gaarudiga-C Ashwath

C. Aswath (29th December 1936 – 29 December 2009) was an Indian music composer and exponent of Bhavageete ("expressive poetry") in the Kannada language. He was also a singer, and had sung many of his own compositions. He was credited with singing Bhavageete songs and making …

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P Kalingarao

P KalingaraoHail to thee, blithe spirit! Bird thou never wert,That from heaven, or near it,Pourest thy full heartIn profuse strains of unpremeditated art.These are the immortal lines from Shelley's poem, To a skylark.One could apply these lines to P. Kalinga Rao as well, whose immortal …

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Bharata Ratna Pandit Bhimsen Joshi

 Born On: February 14, 1922 Died On: January 24, 2011Achievement: Enriched the Kirana gharana by adding his own distinctive style and adapting characteristics from other gharanas; Improvised and combined ragas to create new ragas; Recipient of Bharat Ratna, Padma Shri, Sangeet Nata…

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The Singing Sensation – Gangubai Hangal

Padma Vibhushan Smt Gangubai HangalGangubai Hangal, a famous Hindustani Singer from Karnataka who sang under the Khyal genre, was known for her mellifluous but deep voice.Her Early Life and Learninggangubai-hangalGangubai Hangal was born on 5th March 1913 to Ambabai (a Carnatic vocalist) and…

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Mysore Ananthaswamy

Mysore Ananthaswamy was a classical Indian vocalist; a singer of Kannada Sugama Sangeetha. He set many poems of well known Kannada poets to music and popularised them throughout Karnataka. Some of his most famous songs include "Jogada siri beLakinalli" from the album Nityotsava and "ede tumb…

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