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Shimoga Subbanna (Kannada: ಶಿವಮೊಗ್ಗ ಸುಬ್ಬಣ್ಣ; born as G. Subramanya on 14 December 1938) is a Sugama Sangeetha singer and playback singer in the Kannada language. He received a national award for singing for the song Kaadu Kudure Odi Banditta in the film Kaadu Kudure.[1] He is the first Kannadiga to win National Award for playback singing.[2] Apart from being an exemplary singer and musician, he is also an advocate and a notary public.

Awards and honors[edit]

Subbanna has received several awards and honors for his contributions to Sugama Sangeetha,[3] some of which are listed below.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Karnataka / Bangalore News : ‘A synonym for melody and affability’". The Hindu. 2009-01-06. Retrieved 2012-03-10. 
  2. ^ "Friday Review Bangalore / Events : Songbird’s story". The Hindu. 2009-01-02. Retrieved 2012-03-10. 
  3. ^ "Karnataka / Shimoga News : ‘Instil love for classical music among children’". The Hindu. 2009-02-02. Retrieved 2012-03-10. 
  4. ^ "Karnataka / Bangalore News : Award for C. Ashwath". The Hindu. 2006-11-01. Retrieved 2012-03-10. 
  5. ^ "Karnataka / Shimoga News : Four get honorary doctorate from Kuvempu varsity". The Hindu. 2008-02-24. Retrieved 2012-03-10. 
  6. ^ [1][dead link]



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25 news items

Bangalore Mirror

Bangalore Mirror
Sat, 20 Jun 2015 12:07:30 -0700

I have always been in awe of H S Venkateshamurthy, a poet par excellence in Kannada, for breaking new ground in poetry periodically. He worked silently turning out one splendid anthology after another, barely making a splash but was always hundred per ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Thu, 19 Mar 2015 05:11:11 -0700

As Shimoga Subbanna says, “Kannada poetry before Sugama Sangeetha's popular days was restricted to the literate. But, with the advent of the Bhavageethe, through the medium of song — thanks to the efforts of artists like Kalinga Rao and H.R.Leelavathi ...
 
The Hindu
Wed, 06 May 2015 17:04:11 -0700

President of the sangeetha academy trust, Kikkeri Krishnamurthy, said several noted singers such as Shimoga Subbanna, Kasturi Shankar, Y.K. Muddukrishna, Archana Udupa and Sangeetha Katti Kulkarni, among others, will render patriotic songs. “All the ...

The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:33:45 -0800

After him, composer-singers Mysore Ananthaswamy, C Aswath and Shimoga Subbanna continued his musical legacy, creating a genre that took a middle path between classicism and pop. Called Kannada bhavageete for many years, it was renamed sugama ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 23:22:35 -0800

Several noted singers, including Shimoga Subbanna, Kikkeri Krishnamurthy, Srinivasa Udupa, Nagachandrika Bhat, will render songs sung and composed by late Ashwath. On the occasion, the Trust will honour singer Y.K. Muddukrishna with the C. Ashwath ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 11:21:48 -0800

Senior Sugama Sangeetha artiste Shimoga Subbanna says, “But for Kalinga Rao and his team, great poets such as Kuvempu, Bendre and Gopalakrishna Adiga would never have reached the common man. With Sohan Kumari and Mohan Kumari joining ...
 
Times of India
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 14:37:19 -0800

Added national award-winning Sugama Sangeetha singer Shimoga Subbanna: "It's a huge lapse on the government's part to have kept the issue hanging like this.'' K A Dayanand, director, Kannada and culture department, said the report was submitted to ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 09:04:27 -0700

Singer Shimoga Subbanna in his tribute to Kalinga Rao in Gana Gandharva brought out by the department says, “Kalinga Rao's aim was to reach great poets such as Kuvempu, Bendre and Gopalakrishna Adiga through the medium of music and not to ...
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