What a great musician she is ..... she is m s subbalakshmi .she was named as madurai shanmukhavadivu subbalakshmi . in the auspicious day of 16 sept 1916 we had got a great carnatic vocalist . she was the first musician ever to be the awarded the nobel prize bharat ratna and the ramon magsaysay award ( often considered as Asia's nobel prize) . she is a gem to india . she started learning carnatic music at a very young age . at age of 13 she gave a performance in the most prestigious academy the madras music academy of singing bhajans (hindu hymns) .her performance was described as the spellbounding performance and thus she was recognised as a wonderful singer . subbalakshmi started her careerwith a performance at the academy .she was called as tapaswini by lata mangeshkar , suswaralakshmi and many more . she was praised as the queen of music by pandit jawaharlal nehru . poet sarojini naidu called her the nightingle of india. she was widely praised and honoured . she was awarded by padma bhushan and padma vibhushan , kalidas samman , sangeetha kalanidhi and many more . today she is an famous singer and popular everywhere. hats off to the queen of music srimati m s. subbalakshmi