Bangladeshi musicians died at 78

Here are 4 famous musicians from Bangladesh died at 78:

Pramatha Chaudhuri

Pramatha Chaudhuri (August 8, 1868 Jessore District-September 2, 1946 Kolkata) also known as Pramath Chowdhury or Pramatha Chowdhury was a Bangladeshi writer.

He is known for his contribution to Bengali literature and culture during the Bengal Renaissance. He was a versatile writer who wrote poetry, plays, novels, and essays. He was one of the founders of Bangiya Sahitya Parishad, a literary organization promoting Bengali language and culture. He was also a key figure in the founding of Visva-Bharati University, an institution focussed on the arts that was founded by Rabindranath Tagore. Chaudhuri was a prolific writer who wrote in both Bengali and English, and his works were highly regarded during his lifetime. His most popular works include "Pournaprabha", "Mahaprasthaner Pathe", and "Bajra Kanta".

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Dilwar Khan

Dilwar Khan (January 1, 1937 Sylhet-April 5, 2015) otherwise known as Kabi Dilwar was a Bangladeshi personality.

He was a renowned poet, lyricist, and journalist hailing from Sylhet, a district in northeastern Bangladesh. Dilwar Khan started his career as a journalist in the 1950s, working for several newspapers and magazines. He was also associated with a socio-cultural organization named "Sylhet Sahitya Samaj" where he contributed to the development of Bengali literature and culture.

Dilwar Khan wrote numerous collections of poems, including "Tomader Ami", "Mone Mone", "Kabita Shesh Holo Na", and "Gunjan". He was also known for his contribution to the Bangladesh Liberation War, writing patriotic songs that were widely popular among the freedom fighters.

Apart from his literary contributions, Dilwar Khan was actively involved in social welfare activities. He founded a charitable organization named "Dilwar Khan Trust", which provided support to underprivileged people in Bangladesh. He received numerous awards for his literary works, including the "Bangla Academy Award" and the "Ekushey Padak".

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Paulinus Costa

Paulinus Costa (October 19, 1936 Gazipur City-January 3, 2015) was a Bangladeshi personality.

Paulinus Costa was best known for his contributions towards the promotion of inter-religious dialogue, peace and harmony in Bangladesh. He was the founder of the "Bangladesh Inter-Religious Council for Peace and Justice", an organization that aimed to promote peace and mutual understanding among different religious communities in the country. He was also actively involved in social welfare activities and worked towards the empowerment of marginalized communities, such as the Dalits and the Adivasis. In recognition of his services, he was awarded the "Martyr Rafiqun Nabi Memorial Award for Communal Harmony" in 2008. Paulinus Costa was a respected figure in the Bangladeshi society and his death was mourned by people from all walks of life.

He died as a result of myocardial infarction.

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Swami Prameyananda

Swami Prameyananda (April 1, 1933 Sylhet-October 20, 2011 Kolkata) was a Bangladeshi monk.

He was a disciple of Swami Pavitrananda and initiated by Swami Shankarananda. Swami Prameyananda joined the Ramakrishna Order at the Belur Math in West Bengal, India in 1954.

He served in various capacities such as the librarian of the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture in Kolkata and the head of the Ramakrishna Mission Centre in Shillong, Meghalaya. He also served as the editor of the English magazine of the Ramakrishna Mission, Vedanta Kesari, for over a decade.

Swami Prameyananda was regarded as a dedicated teacher, and an eloquent and prolific writer. He authored several books on Vedanta philosophy including "Vedanta for Modern Man", "Vivekananda: His Gospel of Man-making", and "Swami Vivekananda: The Living Vedanta". He also wrote biographies of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sarada Devi, and Swami Vivekananda.

His contributions to spreading the teachings of Vedanta and to the Ramakrishna Mission were widely recognized, and in 2009, he was awarded the Padma Shri, India's fourth-highest civilian award.

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