Wednesday 5 June 2024

The legendary maestro and cultural luminary, Pt. Chandrakant Kapileshwari, departed for his heavenly abode on June 2, 2024!


~At 90, Pandit Chandrakant Kapileshwari breathed his last at the Worli residence and was cremated, stirring millions of hearts. Disciples across the world have expressed condolences~

It is with profound grief and heavy hearts that we mourn the loss of Pandit Chandrakant Kapileshwari, a revered figure in the world of classical music, who left us on June 2, 2024. His unfortunate demise marks an end of an era, leaving an irreplaceable void echoing in soul. Pandit Chandrakant Kapileshwari was not only a maestro of extraordinary talent but also a beacon of cultural heritage. His soulful renditions and masterful command over ragas captivated audiences across the globe, transcending borders and connecting souls through the universal language of music. He dedicated his life to the pursuit of musical excellence, enriching the lives of countless students and admirers with his wisdom and artistry. Over the years, the veteran musician has performed in Buckingham, London, Manchester, Canada, Scotland, England, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand winning hearts of fans and followers across the globe.

Born into a family with a rich musical lineage, Panditji began his journey at a tender age and through decades of relentless dedication, he emerged as a pillar of the classical music community. His contributions were not confined to performances alone; he was a distinguished teacher, a compassionate mentor and an inspirational leader who nurtured the next generation of musicians with unparalleled devotion. His loss is deeply felt by his family, friends, disciples and all those who had the privilege of experiencing his artistry and humanity. Pandit Chandrakant Kapileshwari’s life was a testament to the transformative power of music and its ability to uplift, heal and inspire. In this moment of grief, we find solace in the indelible legacy he leaves behind—a legacy that will continue to resonate through the melodies he created and the lives he touched. His music will forever remain a guiding light, reminding us of the beauty and depth of our cultural heritage.

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