Sitar maestro Pandit Devabrata Chaudhuri died on Saturday of Covid-19 associated problems. He was 85.
Pandit Devabrata Chaudhuri’s son Prateek Chaudhuri took to Fb to share the news of his father’s demise. He wrote, “My Father, The Legend of Sitar, Pandit Debu Chaudhuri… isn’t any extra. He was admitted with Covid together with dementia problems and was put in ICU on ventilator round midnight at the moment (1st Could 2021)..after which he suffered a coronary heart assault and couldn’t be revived…..Regardless of all efforts and prayers he couldn’t be saved. A to the World of Sitar and Indian Music. Nice loss. In grief..Prateek Chaudhuri (myself) Runa Chaudhuri (my spouse), Rayana Chaudhuri (my daughter) and Adhiraj Chaudhuri (my son).”
Pandit Devabrata Chaudhuri was admitted to New Delhi’s Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital earlier this week after he examined optimistic for Covid-19 and his oxygen saturation stage dropped sharply. On Friday night, the sitarist’s situation worsened, and he was placed on a non-invasive ventilator help. He breathed his final within the early hours of Saturday.
A torchbearer of the Senia gharana, Pandit Devabrata Chaudhuri carried out internationally for over six a long time, profitable a number of honours, together with the Padmabhushan, the Padmashree and the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for his contribution within the area of music. In addition to being an ace sitarist, he was additionally an educationist and creator.