After KK left us mourned that now it’s a young budding multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Sheil Sagar who passed away at the tender age of 22 and hails from New Delhi. The news of his passing away was confirmed by his friends and musicians from the independent scene on social media.
Sagar came to light within the Indian independent music scene with his shimmering acoustic debut single “If I Tried” last year. They earned 40,000 streams alone on Spotify itself. The musician followed that up with three more singles in 2021: “Before It Goes,” “Still” and “Mr. Mobile Man – Live.” The latter was recorded live and filmed during a soundcheck at The Piano Man Jazz Club in Gurugram.
A versatile musician, Sagar was known for his ability on piano, guitar, and saxophone. He was even a producer and composer having a beautiful low-baritone voice. Sagar was also the vice president at the Hansraj College Delhi, where he actively engaged in the Delhi University music circuit. The musician also picked up awards, winning singer-songwriter competitions organized by the likes of Global Music Institute and Compass Box Studio over the past few years. Apart from his own music, Sagar even contributed his skills to other artists, most recently performing on Noida-based singer-songwriter Anchit Magee‘s just-released debut EP Adhoore. The reason behind his death is still unknown.