Shri Govindarajan Ghatam player

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thanjavooran
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Shri Govindarajan Ghatam player

Postby thanjavooran » 08 May 2012, 09:15

Famous Ghatam player Shri Govindarajan who was playing continuously for Bombay sisters passed away Y'day. Courtesy Hindu dt 08 05 2012. Condolences to all the members of his family.

Thanjavooran 08 05 2012

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Re: Shri Govindarajan Ghatam player

Postby cienu » 08 May 2012, 14:58

Condolences to the family

PUNARVASU
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Re: Shri Govindarajan Ghatam player

Postby PUNARVASU » 08 May 2012, 15:49

Condolences to the family.

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Re: Shri Govindarajan Ghatam player

Postby semmu86 » 08 May 2012, 20:02

Condolences to the family, friends and disciples. A very fine self assuming vidwAn, whose vAsippu i always found to be gauravam personified, who probably got lost in the crowd. Sat through many enjoyable concerts featuring him with top mrudanga vidwAns.

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Re: Shri Govindarajan Ghatam player

Postby tkb » 08 May 2012, 20:09

our condolence.

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Re: Shri Govindarajan Ghatam player

Postby ajit » 08 May 2012, 20:33

Very nice person. Enjoyed his playing in many concerts. Condolences to his family.

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Re: Shri Govindarajan Ghatam player

Postby mahavishnu » 08 May 2012, 20:54

Sincere condolences.

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Re: Shri Govindarajan Ghatam player

Postby veenajj » 09 May 2012, 07:09

Very sad to hear this. Memories remain of having shared stage with Govindarajan Sir several times, including recently at the Dilip Veeraraghavan Memorial concert at Raga Sudha Hall. May his soul rest in peace.

Jeyaraaj and Jaysri

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Re: Shri Govindarajan Ghatam player

Postby rasaali » 09 May 2012, 15:58

Very sad to hear this. Great artiste, unassuming person. Condolences to his family.

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Re: Shri Govindarajan Ghatam player

Postby shruthi6 » 09 May 2012, 16:39

Great human being. May his soul rest in peace.

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Re: Shri Govindarajan Ghatam player

Postby Nick H » 09 May 2012, 17:30

Very sad to hear this. Condolences and sympathy to family and friends .

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Re: Shri Govindarajan Ghatam player

Postby arasi » 09 May 2012, 18:17

Condolences to his family and students. Is there a picture of him which can be posted?

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Re: Shri Govindarajan Ghatam player

Postby eesha » 11 May 2012, 08:45

Very sad, condolences.

Here are some concerts from sangeethapriya.org in which he has accompanied:

Main Artist Album ID
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Bombay Sisters 03-C0011
Bombay Sisters 03-C0547
Bombay Sisters 17-C0012
Mysore M Nagaraj,M Manjunath 17-C0084
Jayanthi Kumaresh 01-C2181

download link: http://www.sangeethapriya.org/down.php

thanjavooran
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Re: Shri Govindarajan Ghatam player

Postby thanjavooran » 18 May 2012, 10:09

Kindly ref the following link

http://www.thehindu.com/arts/music/article3428416.ece

Thanjavooran 18 05 2012

mahavishnu
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Re: Shri Govindarajan Ghatam player

Postby mahavishnu » 19 May 2012, 07:01

Thank you Thanjavooran-avl for that link.
I did not know that Sri Govindarajan was also a Professor of philosophy at AM Jain College.

arasi
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Re: Shri Govindarajan Ghatam player

Postby arasi » 19 May 2012, 07:23

Thank you Thanjavooran for the news item with the picture. I have heard him play several times.
Did not know he was a professor of philosophy. A loss to the collegiate world in Chennai as well.
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Re: Shri Govindarajan Ghatam player

Postby maduraimini » 19 May 2012, 07:54

Condolences to the family.

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Re: Shri Govindarajan Ghatam player

Postby rajeshnat » 19 May 2012, 08:24

Condolences to his family and sishya parampara.


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