Pandit Shivkumar Sharma was a great Indian composer and santoor player from Jammu. The santoor is an instrument that has roots in India but it’s also become a classical instrument. The reason for that is because of his internationally recognized playing style.
He was born on 13 January 1938 in Jammu and Kashmir. Let’s check out Shivkumar Sharma’s Wiki, Age, Height, Career, Family, Wife, Death, Biography & More.
Shivkumar Sharma Wiki/Bio:
|Real Name:||Pandit Shivkumar Sharma|
|Date of Birth:||13-Jan-1938|
|Birthplace:||Jammu and Kashmir|
|Profession:||Music Composer, Musician|
Shivkumar Sharma Age, Height, Weight:
|Age:||84 Years (At the time of death)|
|Height:||5Ft 10 in|
Shivkumar Sharma Career:
He started his musical career at a very young age. Starting from childhood, he had a lot of interest in music. He wrote the background music for one of the scenes in Shantaram’s film, “Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baje” in 1956.
Shivkumar Sharma is credited for making the santoor a popular classical instrument. He released his first solo album in 1960. In 1967, he teamed up with flautist Hariprasad Chaurasia and guitarist Brij Bhushan Kabra to produce an album that became one of the biggest successes of Indian classical music. Another collaboration with Hariprasad Chaurasia was for India’s first super hit “Silsila” which was released in 1980.
They became known as the Shiv-Hari music duo. Some of the films where they composed music for musical hits such as Chandni, Lamhe, Faasle, and Darr.
Shivkumar Sharma Family:
|Father:||Uma Dutt Sharma|
|Mother:||Don’t have Info|
Shivkumar Sharma Wife:
Shivkumar Sharma Death:
He died on 10 May 2022 due to cardiac arrest.