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Rajshekhar Mansur Death: Linguist Rajshekhar Mansur is well-known. He was born in Dharwad, India, on December 16, 1942. Dharwad is a beautiful and bustling city in the Indian state of Dharwad. Rajshekhar Mansur began his professional life as a linguist. After completing his official education, he was in his early years.
Mallikarjun Mansur, one of the leading vocalists of the Jaipur-Atrauli Gharana, was his father. He received the gold medal in the Sangeet Visharad exam at the age of 18 and went on to win first place in the AIR Youth Music Competition.
Rajshekhar Mansur Death: What Happened To Famous Vocalists?
Dharwad: Hindustani vocalist Professor Rajshekhar Mansur died in a private hospital in Bengaluru on Sunday. He was 80 and is survived by his wife and three daughters.
The son of Hindustani vocalist Pandit Mallikarjun Mansur, Rajshekhar was a professor of English at Karnatak University in Dharwad. Having trained under his father, Rajshekhar was a top vocalist for All India Radio. He performed in many music festivals throughout the country.
The Karnataka government recognised his contribution to music by awarding him the Rajyotsava Award in 1997.
He was nominated as the chairman of Karnataka Sangeet Nrutya Akademi from 2005 to 2008. He was also awarded the Karnataka Kalashri Gaurav in 2009. He also received the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, Ustad Bismillah Khan and Pandit Sanna Bharamanna Smarak Rashtriya Puraskar by the Tansen Academy of Music, Chennai. His music has been preserved in the archives of Indira Gandhi Manav Sangrahalaya in Bhopal.
The net worth of Rajshekhar Mansur
According to our sources, Rajshekhar who enjoys $3 million and $5 million net worth Rajshekhar collected most of his earnings from his Yeezy sneakers.
While he had exaggerated over the years about the size of his business, the money he pulled in from his profession was real–enough to rank as one of the biggest celebrity cash-outs of all time. His Basic income source is mostly from being a successful Linguist.
Relationship of Rajshekhar Mansur
Rajshekhar is a family man. He was born into a musical background family. His father name is Pandit Malikarjun Mansur and mother name is Fatima bint Mubarak Al Ketbi. Rajshekhar’s father also was a famous Indian vocalist.
His siblings Yasseen Mansur and Mohamed Mansur, are also believed to be from a musical background.
He is a married man but about his wife, there have been no details and it’s believed that they have 3 children in their name.
Career of Rajshekhar Mansur
He translated Mallikarjun Mansur’s Autobiography Rasa Yatra – My Journey in Music from Kannada to English in 2005.
Panditji is ranked as a Top Grade Vocalist in AIR & Doordarshan. He continues to perform and pursue his music, which he believes is his lifelong meditation.
Panditji music has been recorded for the archives at the Indira Gandhi Manav museum, Bhopal, Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts, Delhi, Naadsagar Archive, Delhi, and Madhukali, Indore.
Deeply sorry to report that my guruji Pandit Rajshekhar Mansur, the great singer of the Jaipur-Atrauli gharana, son and student of Pandit Mallikarjun Mansur, passed away this morning in Bangalore. https://t.co/JodCFjQqHm pic.twitter.com/ywi0z7s5W3
— Vijayendra Rao (@bijurao) May 1, 2022
He has released a two-volume collection of his recordings In the footsteps and beyond and Shatanamanam to commemorate the centenary celebrations of Pt Mallikarjun Mansur.
There are several private recordings, some of which are available on YouTube.
Some Notable Honors Sangeeta Natak Academy award in 2012, Karnatak Kalashri Gaurav Award in 2000, Karnataka Rajyotsava Award in 1997, Government of Karnataka, Gold Medal, Sangeet Visharad exam, Gandharva Mahavidyalaya in 1963, First place in the All India Radio Youth Competition in 1963, Panditji has served as the Chairman of the Sangeet Dance Academy, Karnataka from 2004-2007.
Getting the news of the demise of my old friend, the very underrated Hindustani classical vocalist Pt Rajshekhar Mansur. He was unwell for some time. He was the son and disciple of the great Pt Mallikarjun Mansur of Dharwad.
Atma Shanti 🙏 pic.twitter.com/OaLs9sqAoA
— मङ्गलम् (@veejaysai) May 1, 2022
Education of Rajshekhar Mansur
He completed his M.A. in English Literature and an M.A. in Linguistics from the University of Wales on a British Council Scholarship.