Music lovers queue up outside Pt Joshi`s residence to pay tributes

Last Updated: Monday, January 24, 2011 - 13:39

Pune: Music lovers and people from all walks
of life made a beeline at Pandit Bhimsen Joshi`s residence
`Kalashree` in Navi Peth area of the city as the news of his
demise spread Monday morning.

Mourners queued up in a disciplined manner to pay their
last respects to the maestro, who ruled their hearts for
decades.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan was expected
to arrive here this afternoon to lead a state funeral at
Vaikunth Crematorium.

Noted Sarod player Amjad Ali Khan paid tributes to the
maestro saying he belonged to `Kirana Gharana` but
subsequently a `Gharana` himself.

Noted classical singer Prabha Atre said with Bhimsen`s
demise Kirana Gharana has been orphaned.

PTI



First Published: Monday, January 24, 2011 - 13:39

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