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Famous classical singer Prabha Atre of Kirana Gharana passes away

Utkarsh Classes 13-01-2024
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Famous classical singer Prabha Atre passed away on 13 January 2024 in Pune. Singer Prabha Atre has died at the age of 92 due to a heart attack. Prabha Atre suffered a heart attack on the morning of 13 January, after which she was admitted to the hospital where she was declared dead.

Some close members of Prabha Atre's family live abroad. The singer will be cremated after the arrival of her family members.

Related to Kirana Gharana:

  • Famous singer Prabha Atre was associated with the Kirana Gharana of Hindustani classical music. She was honoured with all three prestigious Padma Awards by the Government of India for her contribution to the field of music.

About Prabha Atre:

  • Prabha Atre was born on 13 September 1932 in Pune. She was rich in versatile talent. Apart from being a classical singer, she has done notable work in many other fields.
  • Prabha Atre also did brilliant work as an educationist, researcher, musician and writer. Prabha Atre, a graduate of science and law, earned a doctorate in music.

Awards received by Prabha Atre:

  • Singer Prabha Atre was awarded the Padma Vibhushan, the country's second-highest civilian honour, in January 2022.
  • Earlier she received the Padma Shri award in 1990.
  • She was awarded Padma Bhushan in 2002.
  • In the year 1991, she was awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award.
  • National Kalidas Award
  • Tagore Academy Ratna Award
  • Dinanath Mangeshkar Award
  • also honored with awards like Hafiz Ali Khan.

Contribution of Prabha Atre to classical singing:

  • Prabha Atre made a special contribution to popularizing Indian classical vocal music worldwide.
  • She was competent in many musical styles like Khayal, Thumri, Dadra, Ghazal, Geet, Natyasangeet and Bhajan. Prabha Atre took musical training in the guru-shishya style.
  • Prabha Atre learned classical music from Sureshbabu Mane and Hirabai Barodekar of Kirana Gharana.

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Answer:- Kirana Gharana

Answer:- Prabha Atre was associated with the Kirana Gharana of Hindustani classical music.

Answer:- Prabha Atre learned classical music from Sureshbabu Mane and Hirabai Barodekar of Kirana Gharana.
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