Gangubai Hangal Dead

  • Obit: Grand old lady of Kirana-Gharana is no more July 21, 2009

    New Delhi: Gangubai Hanagal, one of the last links with the last century which witnessed the zenith of Indian classical music, breathed her last at Hubli in Karnataka, on Tuesday morning. A legend, Gangubai was considered the oldest active vocalist in the world. She gave her last public performance when...
  • Veteran singer Gangubai Hangal dead July 21, 2009

    New Delhi: Veteran Hindustani Classical singer Gangubai Hangal, 97, died due to a heart attack on Tuesday morning. Celebrated playwright Girish Karnad to spoke to CNN-IBN on Gangubai Hangal, "I knew her very well, to say that she was a great singer was to say nothing. Bharat Ratna could have gone...