Renowned Kannada singer Shivamogga Subbanna has passed away due to a heart attack. According to the information received, he was 83 years old and people close to the family say that singer Shivamogga was admitted to Jayadev Hospital located in Bengaluru after suffering a heart attack last night. Let me tell you that this is where he breathed his last. He is survived by a son and a daughter.
Subbanna was the first Kannada singer to be given a National Award for playback singing. Subbanna was given this National Award for his song 'Kaadu Kudure Odi Banditta' in the film 'Kaadu Kudure'. In fact, Kannada singer Shivamogga Subbanna was honoured with many awards besides the National Award for his brilliant singing. Subbanna's passing away is a huge loss to the music world. Subbanna started his professional career as a lawyer, but his love for music forced him to leave advocacy and come to the world of music.
Let me tell you that as soon as he came into the world of music, Subbanna made a different place for himself in a very short time. Apart from this, let us also tell you that he worked a lot for 'Sugama Sangeet' throughout his career. Subbanna musicalized the compositions of many famous poets with his melodious voice. Along with this, Subbanna also gave his voice in many programs for All India Radio and Doordarshan. At present, his death has cast a pall of gloom in the music world.