Who amongst the following is renowned in Hindustani classical music (vocal)?

Who amongst the following is renowned in Hindustani classical music (vocal)?
(1) Shovana Narayan
(2) M. S. Subbalakshmi
(3) Pt. Jasraj
(4) M. S. Gopalakrishnan

Answer: (2) M. S. Subbalakshmi
Madurai Shanmukhavadivu Subbulakshmi, also known as M.S., was a renowned Carnatic vocalist. She was the first musician ever to be awarded the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honor. She is the first Indian musician to receive the Ramon Magsaysay award, Asia’s highest civilian award, in 1974 with the citation reading “Exacting purists acknowledge Srimati M. S. Subbulakshmi as the leading exponent of classical and semi-classical songs in the Karnataka tradition of South India.”
M. S. Subbalakshmi


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