A Legacy

A friend in Banepa posted a lovely renditon of Nepal’s National Anthem and after listening to it, I googled the composer … who I find passed away after an illness just yesterday.

Amber Gurung was an accomplished composer, singer and songwriter beloved by Nepalis.  The Kathmandu Post published this announcement.  May he Rest In Peace.

Amber Gurung. Photo Credit Kathmandu Post

Amber Gurung. Photo Credit Kathmandu Post

I bet many of you have never heard Nepal’s National Anthem, so here’s your chance now.

About Kate Coffey

After 25+ years in the investment management industry, I packed in my job and spent 2014 living and working in Nepal and Bangladesh, and visited some other places in between. It took me on a journey I did not expect, had me fall in love with Nepal and it's people, and become inspired at the work of Spinal Injury Rehabilitation Centre (SIRC) located 2 hours east of Kathmandu in the Sanga foothills. Since 2014, I have continued my warm relationship with SIRC and worked closely with my friends there in the aftermath of the 2015 earthquakes to date. This blog initially started out as a travelogue of sorts to keep friends and family worldwide updated while I was off on my travels in 2014. Since then it has morphed into a life story of the many places I have lived and worked and of the wonderful people I have met along the way. I hope you enjoy.
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One Response to A Legacy

  1. Mick Canning says:

    Never heard it until now. It seems to invoke the mountains, to me.

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