Premasiri Khemadasa

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Birthday
25, 1937
Birthplace
Sri Lanka
Death Date
Oct 24, 2008 (71)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
25, 1937
Birthplace
Sri Lanka
Death Date
Oct 24, 2008 (71)

About

Sri Lankan composer known for his unique style of music that fused Sinhala folk tunes, Hindustani music, and Western music.

Before Fame

He became a member of Radio Ceylon after an audition, and later made his debut as a composer for the film Roddie Kella.

Trivia

He was known to be the only Sri Lankan musician to create opera.

Family Life

He was raised in Talpitiya, Wadduwa. He mastered the flute during his teens.

Associated With

He and James Horner were both well-known film composers.

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