Kadri Gopalnath

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A still of Shri Kadri Gopalnath who will be presented with the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for Carnatic Music - Instrumental (Saxaphone) by the President Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam in New Delhi on October 26, 2004.jpg

Dr. Kadri Gopalnath (6 December 1949 – 11 October 2019) was an Indian alto saxophonist and composer. He was known for his works towards Carnatic music. He was born in Bantwal taluk, Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka. He composed the score for the 1994 movie Duet.

Gopalnath has participated in the Jazz Festival in Prague, the Berlin Jazz Festival, the International Cervantino Festival in Mexico, the Music Hall Festival in Paris, the BBC Promenade concert in 1994 at London, and has toured all over the world.

Gopalnath died on 11 October 2019 due to cardiac arrest at the age of 69 at a private hospital in Mangalore.[1]

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  1. "Saxophone wizard Kadri Gopalnath dies at 69". Deccan Herald. 11 October 2019.