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Karunaratne Abeysekera (3 June 1930 – 20 April 1983) was one of Sri Lanka's most famous Sinhala broadcasters. He was also a poet and songwriter and was widely admired for his excellent command of Sinhala. Abeysekera wrote the lyrics to over 2,000 songs, a record for a lyricist in Sri Lanka. His compositions are still covered by some of the island's top musicians to this day, introducing his lyrics to new audiences in South Asia, and his songs are played regularly by the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation.

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  • Karunaratne Abeysekera (3 June 1930 – 20 April 1983) was one of Sri Lanka's most famous Sinhala broadcasters. He was also a poet and songwriter and was widely admired for his excellent command of Sinhala. Abeysekera wrote the lyrics to over 2,000 songs, a record for a lyricist in Sri Lanka. His compositions are still covered by some of the island's top musicians to this day, introducing his lyrics to new audiences in South Asia, and his songs are played regularly by the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation. (en)
  • Karunaratne Abeysekera (ur. 1930 w pobliżu Matarze w Sri Lance, zmarł w 1983) - syngaleski poeta, oraz dziennikarz radiowy. Abeysekera napisał ponad 2000 tekstów piosenek. (pl)
  • Karunaratne Abeysekera, född 3 juni 1930 i Matara, Sri Lanka, död 20 april 1983 i Colombo, var en av Sri Lankas mest kända radiomän inom sinhalaspråket. (sv)
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  • Karunaratne Abeysekera (3 June 1930 – 20 April 1983) was one of Sri Lanka's most famous Sinhala broadcasters. He was also a poet and songwriter and was widely admired for his excellent command of Sinhala. Abeysekera wrote the lyrics to over 2,000 songs, a record for a lyricist in Sri Lanka. His compositions are still covered by some of the island's top musicians to this day, introducing his lyrics to new audiences in South Asia, and his songs are played regularly by the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation. (en)
  • Karunaratne Abeysekera (ur. 1930 w pobliżu Matarze w Sri Lance, zmarł w 1983) - syngaleski poeta, oraz dziennikarz radiowy. Abeysekera napisał ponad 2000 tekstów piosenek. (pl)
  • Karunaratne Abeysekera, född 3 juni 1930 i Matara, Sri Lanka, död 20 april 1983 i Colombo, var en av Sri Lankas mest kända radiomän inom sinhalaspråket. (sv)
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