Santoor Legend Pt Shiv Sharma, 83, Passes Away

Santoor virtuoso Pt Shiv Kumar Sharma, who took the stringed instrument to the global stage and successfully straddled the worlds of classical and film music, died on Tuesday following a heart attack. He was 83. Sharma, one of India's most well known classical musicians, died between 8 and 8. 0 am at his Pali Hill residence here, his secretary said.

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