Renowned Rabindra Sangeet exponent Maya Sen died at her residence here on Monday.

The octogenarian leaves behind a large number of admirers and students. Maya Sen's husband had predeceased her.

Trained in

classical  music

A disciple of Sailajaranjan Majumder at Santiniketan, Maya Sen was also trained in classical music by V. V. Wajhalwar.

In Kolkata, she started her career as Professor of Rabindra Sangeet at Tagore's ancestral home in Jorasanko and later taught at Rabindra Bharati University where she became head of the department of Rabindra Sangeet.