M. S. Fernando biography

M. S. Fernando

Male, Deceased Person

– 1994

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Who was M. S. Fernando?

M. S. Fernando was a Sri Lankan baila singer. He is heralded a major player in the development of baila music and was widely popular among Sri Lankan audiences.

Fernando received many accolades in his long career including the Golden Lotus Award presented by Sri Lankan President William Gopallawa in 1973 and over 159 silver trophies in various Baila contests he entered. He was able to sing in five languages and incorporated dancing into his act. Fernando performed in England, France, Australia, Canada, Singapore and Middle East to Sri Lankan audiences.

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Died
Apr 9, 1994

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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