Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Amaradeva, W. D.

W. D. Amaradeva (1927 - ), Sri Lankan vocalist and composer, he primarily uses traditional instruments like sitars, tablas and harmoniums. he incorporates Sinhala folk music with Indian ragas in his works. He has been recipients of numerous awards from Sri Lanka, Philippines, India. He has also represented Sri Lanka in many forums. He composed the melody for the Maldives national anthem.

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