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Oscar-winning composer Ennio Morricone passes away at 91 in Rome; funeral will be a private affair, says lawyer
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Oscar-winning composer Ennio Morricone passes away at 91 in Rome; funeral will be a private affair, says lawyer

Ennio Morricone is survived by his wife Maria, his three sons Andrea, a composer and conductor, Giovanni and Marco and his daughter Alessandra.

Investigation into Prince's death closed after two years; no criminal charges filed over musician's overdose
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Investigation into Prince's death closed after two years; no criminal charges filed over musician's overdose

Prince was 57 when he was found alone and unresponsive in an elevator at his Paisley Park studio compound on 21 April, 2016.

Meet Gladson Peter, India's only one-man band who can play up to 13 instruments at the same time
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Meet Gladson Peter, India's only one-man band who can play up to 13 instruments at the same time

24-year-old Gladson Peter from Mumbai has learnt to play over 45 instruments, and his kit weights around 25 kgs

Meet Gladson Peter, India's only one-man band who can play up to 13 instruments at the same time
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Meet Gladson Peter, India's only one-man band who can play up to 13 instruments at the same time

24-year-old Gladson Peter from Mumbai has learnt to play over 45 instruments, and his kit weights around 25 kgs

Elton John honoured with Humanitarian of the Year award by Harvard University
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Elton John honoured with Humanitarian of the Year award by Harvard University

Elton John was honoured for his philanthropic efforts to fight HIV and AIDS.

Beat poet: Drummer-producer Sarathy Korwar on his unique confluence of sounds
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Beat poet: Drummer-producer Sarathy Korwar on his unique confluence of sounds

London-based producer/drummer Sarathy Korwar, who is in India to perform at the GOATFestival, spoke to Firstpost about his musical influences

Firstpost Playlist: Prince sings about sex and sexuality like no other
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Firstpost Playlist: Prince sings about sex and sexuality like no other

On Thursday, Prince, the extraordinarily popular musician died at his home in Minnesota.

Shehnai exponent Ustad Ali Ahmad Hussain Khan dies at 77, but the music won't stop
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Shehnai exponent Ustad Ali Ahmad Hussain Khan dies at 77, but the music won't stop

Eminent Shehnai exponent Ustad Ali Ahmad Hussain Khan, one of the best-known players of the instrument after the legendary Bismillah Khan, passed away on Wednesday following prolonged illness.

Meet James Vincent McMorrow, the musician behind the Game of Thrones season 6 trailer
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Meet James Vincent McMorrow, the musician behind the Game of Thrones season 6 trailer

As his song Wicked Games, featured in the Game of Thrones season six trailer, makes waves, here's the lowdown on James Vincent McMorrow

The Jumbo Musician: This 14-year-old temple elephant plays the mouth organ
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The Jumbo Musician: This 14-year-old temple elephant plays the mouth organ

Temple elephant Lakshmi has become the centre of attraction for the visitors at the 48-day rejuvenation camp at Thekkampatti near Mettupalayam.

Remembering David Bowie: The man who sold the world; the finest and most beautiful freak show
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Remembering David Bowie: The man who sold the world; the finest and most beautiful freak show

His avant garde nature took him towards folk music, strains of which are prominent in his second album, also originally called David Bowie.

'RIP father of all us freaks': Hollywood celebrities mourn David Bowie's demise
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'RIP father of all us freaks': Hollywood celebrities mourn David Bowie's demise

The death of music icon David Bowie drew tributes from around the world on Monday, with figures from music and showbusiness recalling his transformation of music and trailblazing, androgynous style.

At 71, musician Ravindra Jain passes away in Mumbai
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At 71, musician Ravindra Jain passes away in Mumbai

Veteran music director-singer-lyricist Ravindra Jain passed away on october 9 at a city hospital due to multiple organ failure.

Maestro Ilayaraja hospitalised, but in stable condition
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Maestro Ilayaraja hospitalised, but in stable condition

Eminent musician Ilayaraja was admitted to a private hospital here on Saturday after he complained of slight pain in the abdomen.

#RIPMSV: Award-winning, legendary music composer MS Viswanathan dies at 87
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#RIPMSV: Award-winning, legendary music composer MS Viswanathan dies at 87

Southern music composer M.S. Viswanathan (MSV) who has over 750 films to his credit, died at a private hospital here on Tuesday. He was 87.

Women in jeans cause trouble, go against Indian culture: Singer KJ Yesudas
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Women in jeans cause trouble, go against Indian culture: Singer KJ Yesudas

Sparking a controversy, music legend KJ Yesudas on Thursday resented women wearing jeans, saying this went against Indian culture.

Epic reunion: British Airways retrieves Amjad Ali Khan's missing sarod
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Epic reunion: British Airways retrieves Amjad Ali Khan's missing sarod

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan's sarod, which he has been strumming for the last 45 years, was restored to the iconic musician by British Airways.