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Biography Of Narayan Gopal

Narayan Gopal (October 4, 1939 – December 5, 1990) is by far the most prominent and popular singer in Nepali music history. Narayan Gopal Guruacharya was born into a Newar family in Kilagal Tole, Kathmandu, on October 4, 1939 (18 Asoj, 1996 B.S.) to father Asha Gopal Guruacharya and mother Ram Devi Guruacharya.

He had five brothers and six sisters. He completed his School Leaving Certificate (S.L.C) exams in 2016 B.S. and obtained Bachelor of Art degree in Humanities from Tri-Chandra College. He is well known as a singer but was also an accomplished composer. His voice range allowed him to sing songs of every genre of Nepali music. His songs are often richly orchestrated with the sitar, harmonium and flute.

Some of his most popular songs include “Euta Manche Ko Maya le Kati)”, “Jhareko Paat Jhai”.

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