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Classical Singing Legend Kishori Amonkar Passes Away At 84




By: Harloveen | April 4, 2017

Renowned classical singer Kishori Amonkar passed away shortly before midnight, family sources said here on Tuesday.

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She was 84 and breathed her last at her Dadar west home.

In her singing career spanning seven decades, she was revered as 'Gaan-Saraswati'. Belonging to the Jaipur Gharana, she was conferred the Padma Vibhushan and Sahitya Akademi Award among many others.

A widow, she is survived by two sons and grandchildren.

Veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar said she was deeply pained to hear about Amonkar's demise. "She was a unique and extraordinary classical singer. Her demise spells a huge loss for the world of music."

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Her funeral will be held on Tuesday evening at Shivaji Park Crematorium.


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