Pandit Shivakumar Sharma Passes Away, the musician of the century
NEW DELHI: Renowned centurion player Pandit Shivakumar Sharma passed away in Mumbai today in a heart attack. He was 4 years old and had kidney disease.
Singer Yatindra Mishra has announced the death of Pandit Shivakumar Sharma on social media. Yatindra Sharma mourned the death of Pandit Shivakumar and wrote, “Music is a great blow to the world!
The death of Pandit Shivakumar Sharma marks the end of an era of pure music. The mind is very sad, one by one the humble tribute is paid to all of us.
Jammu-born Pandit Shivakumar Sharma was born on January 13, 1936. Umadat Sharma was also a well-known singer. He inherited a deep connection with music from his father, and at the age of five, Pandit Shivakumar Sharma began learning music. He learned both the Sadhana and the Tabal from his father. At the age of thirteen, he began to study Santo.
The people of Jammu and Kashmir in Santur had musical instruments, which goes to Pandit Shivakumar, who deserves international fame. Pandit Shivakumar has introduced Indian music internationally. Pandit Shivakumar Sharma has been instrumental in bringing Hindustani classical music to new heights.