Pandit Bijapure no more


Pt. R. K. Bijapure, an octogenarian, who was also popularly known as Shri. Rambhau who was a noted harmonium player expired today at age of 93.

Born in 1917 at Kagwad (Belgaum district, Karnataka state) Pt. Bijapure developed inclination towards music due to his father late Shri. Kallopant Bijapure, a dramatist and a composer. His compositions were played on harmonium / organ and presented on the stage by another famous harmonium player late Shri. Annigeri Mallayya.

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  1. A great soul to remember forever….brought back all those memories of learning music from this great guru who was soo compassionate and perfectionist when it comes to music !!… it is a great loss to the music world…..


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