Guwahati, March 2: Revered Assamese musician, flutist, Prabhat Sharma breathed his last at around 06:00 AM at his residence here at the age of 86.
The Sangeet Natak Akademi Award winning musician was suffering from a prolonged ailment. He is survived by his wife and daughter Tarali Sharma, a renowned singer herself.
Condoling the death of the musician Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said invaluable contribution of the departed musician towards enriching the field of music would always be remembered.
Senior Cabinet Minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma said the death of the noted musician and an authority on folk music had created big void in the cultural arena in the state.