M. S. Subbulakshmi
Indian actorDied when: 88 years 86 days (1058 months)
Star Sign: Virgo
Madurai Shanmukhavadivu Subbulakshmi (16 September 1916 – 11 December 2004) was an Indian Carnatic singer from Madurai, Tamil Nadu.She was the first musician ever to be awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour.
She is the first Indian musician to receive the Ramon Magsaysay award in 1974 with the citation reading "Exacting purists acknowledge Srimati M.
S.Subbulakshmi as the leading exponent of classical and semi-classical songs in the carnatic tradition of South India.She was the First Indian who performed in United Nations General Assembly in 1966."