Classical Music Legend Pandit Jasraj Passes Away at 90, Death Reason Details Images:- Pandit Jasraj -Indian classical vocalist had made a forever byee to all of us as he passed away on Monday. He belongs to mewati Gharana (musical apprenticeship lineage). He had reached the age of 90 in January 2020. He was the man who has awarded with various prestigious awards and honours in his spanning career of 80 years that was such a huge time. He had been awarded such honours like Padma Shri, Padma Vibhushan and Padma Bhushan.
Jasraj being classical vocalist taught students in countries like the US, India and Canada. Some of his students who learnt from him,in turn, have become musicians like one of the violinist-Kala Ramnath. Jasraj made his last by in-country, America. He is from Haryana (Hisar). In 1946, he moved to Calcutta where he started singing classical music for radio.
Jasraj spent his young life in Hyderabad. He travelled sometimes to Sanand in Gujarat to learn skills of music with musicians and vocalists of the Mewati Gharana. Jasraj performed for Maharaj Jaywant Singh Waghela, the Thakur Sahib of Sanand. They were deeply dedicated to classical music, and to have taken training of it from him. His some of the performances of music vocals(classical and semi-classical) have become movie soundtracks and albums too!!
He has contributed a lot to our music industry and will be remembered always in the hearts of people. We will take their soundtracks and albums as their memory and would listen them as the last memorable thing of them. Hope his soul rest in peace!! You guys stay tuned with Dekhnews for more recent news.