An era of classical music ends with Kishori Amonkar's demise

A musical era in Hindustan Classical music has come to an end with the demise of renowned Hindustani classical vocalist Kishori Amonkar who passed away at her central Mumbai residence on Monday night after a brief illness. She was 84 years old. Amonkar, born on April 10, 1932,  was as an innovative exponent of the Jaipur gharana which happens to be a rich gharana of  musicians sharing a distinctive musical style.