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POSTED AT 12:53 PM 02-04-2017

Vivienne de Silva Boralessa passes away

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Vivienne de Silva Boralessa, one of the most respected senior songstresses in Sri Lanka, passed away today (2nd April) morning at the age of 86.

Her remains will lie at No. 162/15, Samanala Mawatha, Thalahena. Funeral arrangements are yet to be announced.

She is fondly remembered for songs such as Dura Pena Theni Thala, Nangi Nangi Rupika,  Nawathinna Tissa, Sambudu Mangalle, Budu Magula Langama Ewi, Ma Sanghabodhi and others.

In recent years, she was the recipient of several unique awards for her longstanding contributions to the music field.