Narayan Gopal Guruacharya (Nepali: नारायण गोपाल गुरूवाचार्य) (October 4, 1939 – December 5, 1990) is the most prominent and popular singer and composer in the history of Nepali music. He is popularly referred to as “Swar Samrat” (Nepali: स्वर सम्राट, meaning: Emperor of Voice) in Nepali music. He is also known as “Tragedy King.” He is well known as a singer as well as a composer. His voice range allowed him to sing songs of every genre of Nepali music. His songs are often richly orchestrated with the sitar, harmonium and flute. He belongs to the first generation of Nepali singers who took singing as a profession. His songs have also been used in movies and dramas.