D. R. PEIRIS

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) - - NOSTALGIA -

The 15th death an­niver­sary of renowned mu­si­cian D. R. Peiris falls on June 1. He com­pleted a course at the Bhathkande Col­lege of Mu­sic in In­dia and ex­celled as a fine tab­list. Later he led the SLBC orches­tra and com­posed mu­sic for films like Palangetiy­o, Diya­man­thi, Kan­chana, Badulu Kochchiya, Hansa Geethaya and oth­ers. He won the Sarasaviya award for the best mu­sic di­rec­tor for Palangetiy­o. He passed away on June 1, 2004.

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