Vinjamuri Seetha Devi
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Vinjamuri Seetha Devi

Vinjamuri Seetha Devi
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Background information
Born Kakinada, India
Died 17 May 2016
United States
Genres Telugu folk music

Vinjamuri Seetha Devi (died 17 May 2016) was a musician, singer, and scholar of Telugu folk music.

Life

Devi was a producer of folk music on All India Radio.[1]

Along with her sister Vinjamuri Anasuya Devi they composed music for many of Andhra Pradesh's notable poets. These include Srirangam Srinivisa Rao (Sri Sri).[2]

She contributed music for the 1979 film Maa Bhoomi. She wrote "Folk Music of Andhra Pradesh". She died on 17 May 2016 in the United States of America.[3]

References

  1. ^ Zadi, Ameer (December 1996). "Interview with Chandrakantha Courtney". New Twain. Retrieved 2018 – via Chandra and David Courtney's Homepage. 
  2. ^ Srihari, Gudipoodi "An Era of Light Music", The Hindu 11 March 2011
  3. ^ "Folk singer Vinjamuri Seetha Devi passes away". Indian Express. 19 May 2016. Retrieved 2016. 



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