Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Youngest Singer: 3 Year-Old Atithi Gautam set world record
KATHMANDU, Nepal -- After started singing at the age of 2, imitating her elder sister, 3 Year-Old Atithi Gautam K.C. daughter of Uddhab K. C., renowned Singer of Nepal) released her own solo album entitled "Atithi", consisting 9 songs along with national anthem, at the Nepal Tourism Board -
setting the new world record for the Youngest Singer.
Photo: 3 Year-Old Atithi Gautam Atithi, The World's Youngest Singer, performing live with orchestra during the Album release ceremony. (enlarge photo)
The Guinness world record for the Youngest violonist was set by Vanessa-Mae (UK), who recorded both the Tchaikovsky and Beethoven violin concertos, aged 13.
Guinness World Records also recognized another Nepalese prodigy: Temba Tsheri Sherpa successfully summited Mt Everest aged 16 years 7 days.
During the album release ceremony Athithi (born October 16, 2006) performed three songs live from her own album including national anthem simultaneously with live orchestra amazing chief guest Ambar Gurung (Vice chancellor of Nepal Music Academy) and huge mass of national and international media and audiences.
The Prime Minister and vice president of Nepal, Renowned bollywood actress Manisha Koirala are few among many other national and international dignitaries who considered her a musical prodigy of Nepal.