September 19, 2020 2:08:56 pm
Veteran Rabindra Sangee exponent Purba Dam died at her residence within the metropolis o Saturday, household sources stated. She was 85.
Dam died of cardiac arrest at her Dhakuria residence in south Kolkata this morning, they stated.
She is survived by her husband and daughter.
A real disciple of legendary Rabindra Sangeet singer Suchitra Mitra, Dam regaled listeners together with her rendition o songs like “Modhur tomar sesh je na pai prohor hol sesh/Bhuban jure roilo lege anando abesh“, “Ami phirbo na re” in her distinctive gayaki fashion and have become a recognized face among the many viewers within the 80s.
Condoling Dam’s demise, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee recalled her cordial relation with the singe who was conferred Sangeet Samman by the state in 2013.
“Dam received recognition as a outstanding Rabindra Sangee exponent within the 80s. Her loss of life created a void on the planet o music,” Banerjee stated and provided her condolences to the bereaved household.
Rabindra Sangeet exponent Sumitra Sen stated in an announcement, “Purba Dam has gone to the divine world of music she left behind a wealthy repertoire of songs.”
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