Yeshwant Balkrishna Joshi

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Yeshwant Balkrishna Joshi
Native name Marathi: यशवंत बाळकृष्ण जोशी
Born Pune, Maharashtra
Died 5 October 2012(2012-10-05) (aged 84)
Mumbai, Maharashtra
Nationality Indian
Other names Pandit Yeshwantbuwa Joshi

Pandit Yeshwant Balkrishna Joshi (Marathi: यशवंत बाळकृष्ण जोशी) (1928 - 5 October 2012), also known as Yeshwantbuwa Joshi, was an Indian vocalist of Khayal-genre of Hindustani classical music.[1]

Pandit Yeshwantbuwa Joshi was born at Pune, India. He studied under Gwalior gharana with Pandit Mirashi Buwa and Jagannathbuwa Purohit.

His disciples include Ram Deshpande and Asha Khadilkar.

He was awarded Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 2003, given by the Sangeet Natak Akademi, India's National Academy of Music, Dance & Drama.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Renowned Hindustani vocalist passes away". Hindustan Times (Mumbai). 9 October 2012. Retrieved 21 January 2014.