Santoor maestro Pandit Bhajan Sopori dies

Santoor maestro and eminent music writer Pandit Bhajan Sopori has died.
Santoor maestro and famous music author Pandit Bhajan Sopori has died. He was going through treatment at Fortis Hospital in Gurugram. Brought into the world in 1948, Pandit Bhajan Sopori hailed from the Sopore valley of Kashmir. He had a place with the Sufiana gharana of Indian traditional music.

Bhajan Sopori conveyed his most memorable execution at five years old in 1953. In a vocation traversing more than a very long while, he acted in Egypt, England, Germany as well as the US. He gained western traditional music from Washington University and Hindustani from his granddad, SC Sopori, and father, Shambhoo Nath. Bhajan Sopori likewise showed music at Washington University, as a matter of fact.

Sopori was respected with the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1992 and the Padma Shri in 2004 for his commitment to Indian old style music.

“Pandit Bhajan Sopori was determined to have colon disease stage IV. The infection had spread to the liver and bones. He was under treatment at Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI), Gurugram, since February 2022 and had gotten chemotherapy, designated treatment and immunotherapy over the most recent few months. He was conceded at FMRI on May 18, 2022, after his condition had decayed. He capitulated to multi-organ disappointment today on June 2,” an authority proclamation by Fortis, Gurugram expressed.

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