Harmonica Lovers of Hyderabad paid tribute to the Indian harmonica legend (Late) Shri Milon Gupta who breathed his last on Feb 18th in the year 1995. It was a small gathering at Rajkumar Gavvala’s residence. Milon da is the man who popularized harmonica with his melodies and taught harmonica to many harmonica lovers including Shri Vinayak B. HaLoH members M/s Vinayak, A. Rajkumar, Kailashnath, Ashwin, Mahendra Gala, Ramana attended the meeting. Shri A. Rajkumar introduced another harmonica lover to HaLoH who is Shri Shyamala Rao, Branch manager for a Govt. General Insurance company at Hyderabad. He shared his love and passion for harmonica with all of us.
One of the greatest harmonica players of this country Mr Swarup Mitra called HaLoH team at the same time to pay his tribute to the harmonica legend Shri Milon Gupta whom he calls as “the Bhagwan of harmonica”. He played the tune “Aaj koi na apna” over phone.
Another Milon Da’s fan from Kolkata Mr Shubmay Das Gupta sent a message to HaLoH team “I still remember that fateful evening. I was at Rabindra Sadan at that time, a stone’s throw away from Milon Da’s residence, when he passed away. I took my last class from him only on the evening before and was unaware that he was no more. Hence, could not pay my last respects." Smt. Sujata Dutta, daughter of Milon da expressed her feelings regarding the tribute paid to her late father by harmonica lovers to Shri Vinayak. Mr
Ajay Vijh(MP), Mr Ashok Kulkarni (Maharashtra), Mr Debasis Dutta (Banglore) also expressed their respects for the legend.
Let us pray for the departed soul of the gentleman musician MILON GUPTA on his 16th death anniversary.