Tulsidas Borkar

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Tulsidas Borkar
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Tulsidas Borkar
Background information
Born(1934-11-18)18 November 1934
Bori Village in Goa state, India
Origin India
Died29 September 2018(2018-09-29) (aged 83)
Genres Indian classical Hindustani Classical Music
Occupation(s) Harmonium player,Reed Organ player, composer
Instruments Harmonium, Reed Organ
Years active1945–2018

Tulsidas Borkar (18 November 1934 – 29 September 2018) was an Indian composer and harmonium player. [1] The Government of India awarded him the civilian honour of the Padma Shri in 2016. [2]

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Borkarji accompanying Chota Gandharva Borkarji chota gandharva.jpg
Borkarji accompanying Chota Gandharva

Awards

Borkar has received a number of awards, including the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, New Delhi (2005) and Padma Shri (2016). [3] [4] [5] Other awards include: [6]

Death

Pandit Tulsidas Borkar had been diagnosed with tuberculosis and was treated in Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital. But, due to old age, his body didn't responded well to the treatment. He died at the age of 83 on 29 September 2018 at 10:20 A.M. in Mumbai.

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References

  1. http://www.kedarnaphade.com/ptborkarinterview.html
  2. "Padma Awards 2016". Press Information Bureau, Government of India. 2016. Retrieved 2 February 2016.
  3. http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/padma-awards-announced/article8151257.ece?homepage=true
  4. http://www.underscorerecords.com/artistes/detail/153/Tulsidas_Borkar
  5. http://kedarnaphade.com/gurus.html
  6. https://sites.google.com/site/worldborikars/know-your-borikars-stalwarts/borikar-s-of-present-time/pt-tulsidas-borkar