Coomi Nariman Wadia
Born (1933-08-06) 6 August 1933 (age 90)
AwardsPadma Shri
Coomi Nariman Wadia receives the Padma Shri award from President Droupadi Murmu

Coomi Nariman Wadia is an Indian music conductor.[1][2]


After studying at the Sir J. J. School of Art, she obtained two diplomas from Trinity College of Music.[3]

Wadia joined the Paranjoti Academy Chorus, which was formed by Victor Paranjoti, as a soprano. She would fill in for the role of conductor when Paranjoti was unavailable. Upon Paranjoti's death in 1964, she became the conductor.


  1. ^ "A chorus of celebration". The Hindu. 2017-11-27. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2023-08-18.
  2. ^ "Coomi Wadia can go from a Goan folk song to a tango to song from the Vedas with equal flair". Hindustan Times. 2023-01-28. Retrieved 2023-08-18.
  3. ^ "Padma Shri - Coomi Nariman Wadia" (PDF).

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