Indian music stars deceased in Parkinson's disease

Here are 1 famous musicians from India died in Parkinson's disease:

V. G. Jog

V. G. Jog (February 22, 1922 Mumbai-January 31, 2004 Kolkata) a.k.a. Вишну Говинд Джог, V.G. Jog or Vishnu Govind Jog was an Indian actor, violinist and teacher.

He was a notable contributor to Hindustani classical music and was renowned for his unique style of playing the violin. Jog belonged to the Maihar gharana and was a disciple of Ustad Allauddin Khan. He received the prestigious Padma Shri award in 1971 and the Padma Bhushan award in 1999 for his contribution to the field of music. Apart from being a musician, Jog was also an actor and appeared in a few Hindi films in the 1950s and 60s. He taught music at the Banaras Hindu University and later at Rabindra Bharati University in Kolkata, where he continued to teach until his death. Jog's contribution to Hindustani classical music and his unique style of playing the violin have left a lasting impact on the music industry.

Jog was born in Mumbai in 1922 and started learning music at a young age. He initially learned to play the tabla but later switched to the violin. Under the tutelage of Ustad Allauddin Khan, Jog honed his skills and emerged as a skilled musician in his own right. He was known for his command over the taan, a fast-paced pattern of notes that is commonly performed in Indian classical music.

Apart from teaching and performing, Jog also composed music for films and ballets. He collaborated with renowned choreographer Uday Shankar and composed music for his ballets, including "Kalpana" and "Nirman". He also composed music for the Hindi film "Sujata" (1959), which won the National Film Award for Best Music Direction.

Jog's contribution to Indian classical music has been widely acknowledged by musicians and music lovers alike. He was considered a legend and was known for his commitment to preserving and promoting the art form. He passed away in Kolkata in 2004 at the age of 81. Today, his legacy lives on through his disciples and through the recordings of his performances, which continue to inspire and enthral music lovers.

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