: C. Ashwath (Kannada: C.ಅಶ್ವಥ) (29 December 1938 – 29 December 2009) - C. Aswath was an Indian music composer and exponent of Bhavageete ("expressive poetry") and Janapada Geete ("folk songs") in the Kannada language. He was also a singer, and had sung many of his own compositions. He was credited with singing Bhavageete and Janapada Geete songs and making sure that they reached the common man. He died on 29 December 2009 on his 70th birthday. He was suffering from renal and liver failures Read more about C Ashwath on Last.fm.