Madhava Gudi

21 May 2019
22 Apr 2011
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Madhav Gudi (Kannada:ಮಾಧವ ಗುಡಿ, Devanagari:माधव गुडि) (1941 – 22 April 2011) was a Hindustani classical vocalist, specialising in Khayal and light forms

Madhav Gudi was born in Dharwad, Karnataka into a family of keertankars and harikatha (devotional) musicians.

Madhav Gudi was introduced to music at a very early age. His initial training was under Pandit Nageshrao Deshpande and He finally received his most important training from the Kirana scion Pandit Bhimsen Joshi in a guru-shishya milieu which lasted well over twenty six years.

Gudi’s voice suited for Hindustani classical as well as light classical (dasavani and abhang) music. A top-grade All India Radio artiste, he toured all over India and performed with Pt. Bhimsen Joshi in several centers in India and overseas.

Among several accolades that he received were the Sangeeta Nritya Academy award from the Government of Karnataka, Surashri, Gaana Bhaskar, Smt Vatsala Tai Joshi Award by the hands of Legendary Dr. Prabha Atre, Gaana Kala Tilaka and the Yashavant Rao Chauhan Samata Gaurav Puraskar

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