M. S. Subbulakshmi: Important Topics for UPSC Exams​



M. S. Subbulakshmi: Important Topics for UPSC Exams​


What is she famous?

  • She was a Carnatic Vocalist and 1st Musician ever to be awarded Bharat Ratna.
  • She is the 1st Indian Musician to receive the Ramon Magsaysay Award.
  • 2016 was her birth centenary year.

Why in news?

  • United Nations had issued a stamp in 2016 to mark her birth centenary.
  • She is the 1st Indian to perform in the Iconic U.N Hall in the year 1966.
  • India’s mission to the UN also organised a photo exhibition from August 15-19 at the world body’s headquarters to commemorate her birth centenary which falls on September 16.
     

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