Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Bharat Ratna MS Subbulkashmi

Bharat Ratna Carnatic Singer MS Subbulakshmi's 97th Birthday was celebrated by Google with a dedicated Doodle on 16th September 2013.
MS was the first woman recipient of the Ramon Magsaysay Award in the year 1974 and she also became the first musician to get the highest civilian award in India, Bharat Ratna in the year 1998.
MS Subbulakshmi who is popularly known as MS died at the age of 88 in the year 2004, she died on 11th December 2004.

Awards and Recognition:
  • Padma Bhushan 1954
  • Sangeet Natak Academy award 1956
  • Sangeet Kalanidhi 1968
  • Padma Vibhushan 1975
  • Kalidas Samman 1988
  • Indira Gandhi award for national integration 1990
MS was an ardent devotee of Jagadguru Kanchi Mahaswamigal and she rendered his composition "Maithreem Bhajatha" (O World! Cultivate peace) in her concert at the UN in 1966.

Carnatic Singer vocalist MS Subbulakshmi
MS Subbulakshmi Google Doodle on 16th Sept 2013

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