Suchitra Mitra (Rabindra Sangeet singer) passes away
Jan 03, 2011 –
Rabindra Sangeet exponent & Veteran singer Suchitra Mitra passed away at her residence in Kolkata on Monday. Mitra was a respected exponent of the songs of the Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore.
She was born to litterateur Saurinder Mohan Mukherjee in 1924. Mitra had a cardiac attack while having lunch at her residence. She died at 1:30 PM.
She won Padmashree award in 1973; Tagore Hymn Prize in 1945 from the London Tagore Hymn Society; Sangeet Natak Academy Award in 1986.