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Neil Nongkynrih, Founder of Shillong Chamber Choir, Dies At 51


Shillong Chamber Choir founder and noted music composer Neil Nongkynrih died at a hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday after a brief illness, Choir officials said.

He was 51. Uncle Neil, as he was fondly known to all, was admitted to Mumbai’s Reliance Hospital on Tuesday. ”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the nation in mourning Neil Nongkynrih.

“Mr. Neil Nongkynrih was an outstanding mentor to the Shillong Chamber Choir, which enthralled audiences globally. I have also witnessed some of their superb performances. He left us too soon. His creativity will always be remembered. Condolences to his family and admirers. RIP,” PM tweeted.

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma also tweeted, “I am saddened beyond words by the sudden demise of Padma Shri Neil Nongkynrih, founder of the famous Shillong Chamber Choir. He was a mentor to the country’s finest choir that serenaded crowds wherever they performed. We have lost a gem today.”

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra tweeted, “Extremely saddened by the demise of Neil Nongkynrih, the founder of Shillong Chamber Choir. He dedicated his life in the pursuit of music. Above all Neil made an invaluable contribution in showcasing the immense talent of Meghalaya & the North East to the entire nation and world. My deepest sympathies to his family, followers & @Shillong_SCC.”

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