It’s not a great start for the Indian music industry as we lost two gems in this field, first Ustad Rashid Khan and now Prabha Atre.
The popular classical singer and the recipient of all three Padma awards, Dr. Prabha Atre has passed away. The legendary classical singer Dr. Prabha Atre gave some amazing and melodious songs to the industry and on Saturday, 13 January 2024, she was pronounced deceased.
The singer, Prabha Atre passed away at the age of 92. The death of the singer is a loss to the industry and her fans are deeply saddened by her demise. Prabha Atre’s fans and her loved ones remembered her and paid tribute to her.
Prabha Atre Cause of Death
According to reports, Prabha Atre died of a cardiac arrest while sleeping at her home in Pune. She was then rushed to the Dinanath Mangeshkar Hospital where she was declared dead. The singer, Atre took her last breath early morning around 5:30 am.
As per sources, Prabha Atre’s close family members live abroad so the final rites of the singer will take place after their arrival. Atre was so dedicated to her work that on Saturday, she was supposed to leave for a performance at the Swaprabha program.
Who was Prabha Atre?
Dr. Prabha Atre was a renowned classical singer, composer, vocalist, and author, was born on 13 September 1932 and was 92 years old at the time of death. Atre was born and brought up in Pune. Prabah Atre’s parents were Abasaheb and Indirabhai Atre and she even has a sister. Prabha Atre was not married to anyone and she was survived by her sister.
Prabha and her sister have been interested in music and singing since childhood but never chose it as a career but someone suggested that music can help keep her mother’s health better. Atre then got leaned into music and she took classical music training.
Apart from her music career, Prabha continued her studies and earned a Bachelor of Science from Fergusson College in Pune. She even did an LLB from the University of Pune. Later, Prabha earned a PhD degree in music. Though she also studied at Trinity Laan Conservatoire of Music and Dance London and Gandharva Mahavidyalaya Mandal.
Prabha Atre career
Prabha Atre the renowned classical singer, writer, composer, author, and researcher was inclined toward music and singing since her childhood and took training in classical singing. When she steeped in the music industry, initially, she played various roles in the Marathi theatre classics which include, Snagget Nataks like Vidyaharan, Saubhadra, and many more.
Gradually she gained recognition and was one of the senior vocalists in the country and presented Kirana Gharana. Prabha Atre contributed to various musical genres like Ghazal, Geet, Khyal, bhajans, Dadra, and many more. Some of her popular songs include Kal Nahi Aaye, Tan Man Dhan tope varu, Jagu Main Sari Raina, and many more.
Prabha Atre Husband & Net Worth 2024
The legendary vocalist Prabha Atre is no more. People are eager to know about her personal life—whether she was married or not, and if married, to whom. For your information, Prabha Atre was unmarried, she never got married until her death. There is nothing about her Net Worth but some sources claim it is around 5 mn $.
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