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Santoor maestro Pandit Shivkumar Sharma passes away

Updated on May 10, 2022 07:00 PM IST
Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma in New Delhi in 2006. Born in Jammu on January 13, 1938, he is believed to be the first musician to have played Indian classical music on the santoor.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT Photo) 7

Pandit Shivkumar Sharma, famous santoor player and music composer passed away on Tuesday morning due to a cardiac arrest. He was 84. Apart from his classical music repertoire, he was also behind the timeless music of films such as Chandni, Darr and Lamhe. 

Pain to tiled art: Argentines honour soccer star Maradona with mosaics

Gonzalo López Lauch is helping bring soccer star Diego Maradona back to life, one mosaic tile at a time. The visual artist, part of a group called Comando Maradona, unveiled on Thursday a colourful mural of the Argentine player and legend who died on November 25 last year.

Maradona's fans remember the idol with a colorful memorial in Buenos Aires(Reuters )
Published on Feb 26, 2021 12:03 PM IST
Reuters | , Buenos Aires

Opera and theater's Prototype Festival pushed mostly online

One of the world’s top festivals of contemporary opera and theater has shifted format because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The ninth annual Prototype festivals opens Friday night with the world premiere of “Modulation,” a self-guided digital work for distanced times by 13 composers exploring isolation, identity, and fear.(Unsplash)
Published on Jan 09, 2021 05:19 PM IST
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