Mahesh gave up his professional career in Computer Electronics Engineering to take up music following in his father’s footsteps and has now become a well sought after music director in the Sri Lankan Music Industry at present. Patrick was the Music Director for many original songs sung by C. Partick was lucky enough to have his wife Celcie who looked after him during the year period between his stroke and his death. He was an intelligent student who gave up a future in the field of medicine to follow a career in music, a career which lasted nearly five decades. Many a great player performed in his Combo until the band came to its end in
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Views Read Edit View history. Fernando in as the first Sri Lankan music director to travel to Europe on tour and had a meeting with the internationally famous George Harrison of the Beatlesimpressing him with his musical knowledge. This article has multiple issues.
He was the first to introduce the electric lap slide guitar to Sri Lanka’s Sinhala Music industry while also being a pioneer in introducing pop music to the Sri Lankan oriental music industry in the early s. In addition to playing, he had also sung in some recordings of songs such as ‘Sihina Lowe’ with C. Patrick Denipitiya was a household name in music throughout his career [ citation needed ] and was much loved by his many music loving fans in Sri Lanka and abroad.
He was a student of Sunil Shantha.
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Shyami currently resides in Canada and is married to Greg Jayasundera who is an Applications Consultant at a leading bank in Canada and also has a great liking for music like his father-in-law and can play many instruments.
He has co-directed movies including mo3 Jema”, “Akke mata Awasara” and has directed, performed and assisted in many ways in over commercial songs and movie song recordings. Sinhalese musicians births deaths.
Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Partick was lucky enough to have his wife Celcie who looked after him during the year period between his stroke and his death. Patrick Denipitiya was born into a family with ten children in Kotahena. March Learn how and when to remove this template message. He directed music for the first ever Sri Lankan teledrama in Canada “Ratakin ratakata” [ citation needed ] and also performed at events and functions,for concerts of Sri Lankan artists touring Canada.
Retrieved from ” https: He had his first music lessons from Sunil Santha who continued to give him free lessons and featured him in his recordings. Mercelyn Jayakody, for example. These are only some of the many hundreds of songs Patrick has composed, directed and arranged. He worked in harmony with all orchestras of Sri Lanka including the Radio Ceylon Orchestra for many decades.
He also took up teaching, teaching music theory, guitar Hawaiian and Spanishpiano and keyboard to many students purely for his love for music and sharing knowledge and not for pupila gain. This article may require cleanup to meet Wikipedia’s quality standards. Mahesh gave up his professional career in Computer Electronics Engineering to take up music following in his father’s footsteps and has now become a well sought after music director in the Sri Lankan Music Industry at present.
Retrieved 8 June Looks like a laundry list; non-use of wikitables; formatting; layout; unreferenced Please help improve this article if you can. This page was last edited on 15 Augustoul He was an intelligent student who gave up a future in the field of medicine to follow a career in music, a career which lasted nearly five decades.
Primus; Mahesh Denipitiya and Shyami. InPatrick married Celcie Fernando, with whom he had three children: He was an implementer of genuine western music to Sri lanka’s oriental Music in the early 60s, he also introduced the electric Hawaiian guitar into Sri Lankan sinhala music industry [ citation needed ] and was responsible for the musical composition, arrangements, music direction and performance of many Sinhala songs and films from the earlys to