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November 4th was a momentous occassion. Pandit Bhimsen Joshi was awarded the Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award given by the Government of India. The people of India finally recognize a living legend. Here is an example of his extraordinary ability. This excerpt is from the Harballabh Mela of 1957 – India’s oldest classical music conference.

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  1. November 7, 2008 at 12:09 pm

    Grrrrrrrrrrrrrreat!
    On a unrelated note, it’s a lot of work just to comment on any wordpress blog 😛

  2. November 7, 2008 at 12:09 pm

    Grrrrrrrrrrrrrreat!

  3. November 7, 2008 at 12:10 pm

    Get a WP account and it becomes a breeze 😉

  4. November 7, 2008 at 3:54 pm

    I think Vishy Anand would have been a good candidate for this year.

  5. November 7, 2008 at 4:29 pm

    Vishy will get it for sure. Panditji is pushing 90, I am glad he got it when he can still walk up and receive it himself.

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