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Krishna Hangal dead

By Our Special Correspondent

HUBLI, SEPT. 2. Krishna Hangal, daughter of Gangubai Hangal and Hindustani vocalist, passed away here today. She was suffering from cancer. Krishna (75), who was unmarried, leaves behind her mother and two brothers. Ms. Krishna, who was trained in the `Kirana Gharana' by her mother, used to always accompany her at concerts.

She was a regular performer for All India Radio and participated in music festivals. She was a recipient of many honours, including the Rajyotsava Award, Chandrahasa Award, and Shiromani Award.

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