Madhav Prasad Ghimire

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Madhav Prasad Ghimire
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Born (1919-09-23) September 23, 1919 (age 98)[1][2]
Pustun, Lamjung, Gandaki Zone, Nepal
Occupation Poet and Scholar
Nationality Nepalese

Madhav Prasad Ghimire (Nepali: माधव प्रसाद घिमिरे) (born September 23, 1919) is a Nepali poet. He is best known for Gauri,[3] Malati Mangale, Himal Pari Himal Wari, Aswathama, Rajheswari and Shakuntala. He was honoured as the Rashtra Kavi (Poet of nation) of Nepal.[4][5] On 19 May 2016 he participated in Melancholy, a song intended to send an environmental message by breaking the Guinness World Record for "Most Vocal Solos in a Song Recording" that was conceptualized, written, music composed and directed by Nipesh Dhaka.[6][7][8][9]


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National poet and scholar Madhav Prasad Ghimire.