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Shiv Kumar Sharma

sharmaThe name of the artist, Shiv Kumar Sharma is synonymous with the music instrument that he plays – santoor. He has transformed the little known Kashmiri folk instrument into a full fledged solo concert instrument in Indian classical music.

Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma has been honored by the Sahitya Natak Academy and has received the Padma Shree. He has the honorary citizenship of the city of Baltimore, and has received the Indian classic music’s first platinum disc for the ‘The Call of the Valley’ and has given special performances before the House of Lords in Britain and in front of the Queen of Holland.