Renowned sitar player Debu Chaudhuri is dead

He was admitted to hospital after testing positive for COVID-19

Published - May 02, 2021 03:09 am IST - New Delhi

Renowned sitar player Debu Chaudhuri passed away on Saturday at a Delhi hospital, according to the family.

“My father, The Legend of Sitar, Pandit Debu Chaudhuri... is no more. He was admitted with COVID along with dementia complications and was put in ICU on ventilator around midnight today. [May 1] after which he suffered a heart attack and could not be revived..... In spite of all efforts and prayers he could not be saved (sic),” his son Prateek Chaudhuri said in a Facebook post.

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