Amber Gurung

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Amber Gurung
Born(1938-02-26)February 26, 1938
Darjeeling, India
DiedJune 7, 2016(2016-06-07) (aged 78)
Grande Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal
OccupationComposer, singer, lyricist
LanguageNepali language and Gurung
ResidenceKathmandu, Nepal
NationalityIndian (1938–1969) Nepalese (1970–2016)
CitizenshipIndia (1938–1969) Nepal (1970–2016)

Amber Gurung (Nepali: अम्बर गुरुङ) (February 26, 1938 – June 7, 2016) was a Nepali composer, singer and lyricist. He was popularly known as the music composer of Nepal's national anthem "Sayaun Thunga Phool Ka".[1]

Gurung died of esophageal cancer in Kathmandu, Nepal on June 7, 2016, aged 78.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Music is not entertainment: Amber Gurung". República (Nepalese newspaper) Archived from the original on 14 March 2014. Retrieved 14 March 2014.
  2. "Nepal national anthem composer Amber Gurung dies at 79".