M. S. Subbulakshmi: The Voice Divine (Rupa Charitavali Series)

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Item Code: IDI757
Author: V. Gangadhar
Publisher: Rupa Publication Pvt. Ltd.
Edition: 2002
ISBN: 8171678904
Pages: 79 (Illustrated Throughout In Black & White)
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details 6.2" X 5.2
Weight 220 gm
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From The Jacket

Sitting on stage, diamonds glittering on her nose and ears, jasmines in her hair - her grace and beauty enchanted. Then when M. S. Subbulakshmi began to sing, her electrifying performance dazzled audiences around the world.

M. S. Subbulakshmi's music is replete with the feeling of bhakti, a complete surrender to the devotion of god. Her donations to charity are legendary. For many, she is a saint- a modern Meerabai.

MS delighted Gandhiji by singing his favourite bhajans. She was invited to sing at the UN General Assembly and won the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award. This is the inspiring story of one of India's greatest singers, whose life and music remain the purest form of worship.

Charitavali is a series of biographies dedicated to the legendary figures of India. The series presents the lives of great kings, freedom fighters, political thinkers, social reformers, pioneers of industry, eminent scientists, philosophers, artists, musicians, dancers and film stars, writers and sports people. These biographies have been written for the reader who is curious about the life, achievements and character o these legends. Full of fascinating stories and facts, written in an easy, story telling style, these biographies will make these great Indians and their times come alive for the reader.


Chapter One 5
Personal Encounters  
Chapter Two 12
The early Years  
Chapter Three 24
Movies, Marriage & More Music  
Chapter Four 36
The North Beckons  
Chapter Five 52
The Cultural Ambassador  
Chapter Six 60
MS The Singer, The Person  
Chronology 78

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