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Zakhir Hussain

Zakhir Hussain

Zakhir Hussain Date of Birth : Mar 9, 1951 Place of Birth : Mumbai Zakhir Hussain Alla Rakha Qureishi, one of the most accomplished Tabla player in the world was born in Mumbai on 9 March, 1951.The style and mastery over the Tabla seen in his brilliant performances have established him as a genius in […]

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Tansen

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Tansen Date of Birth : 1506 Date of Death : 1589 Place of Birth : Gwalior Tansen, the legendary musician was born in Gwalior in 1506. It was only after the age of 5 that Tansen showed any musical talent. It was his Guru Hari Dasa who recognised his hidden talents as a musician. Tansen […]

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Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar Date of Birth : Apr 7, 1920 Place of Birth : Varanasi Ravi Shankar is an internationally known Indian sitar maestro. As an exponent of Indian music and incomparable Sitarist, Pandit Ravi Shankar enjoys great popularity all over the world. Ravi Shankar received training in sitar from Ustad Alaudin Khan. His musical performance […]

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Hariprasad Chaurasia | हरिप्रसाद चौरसिया

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Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia (Hindi:  पंडित हरिप्रसाद चौरसिया ) is an internationally renowned world class flutist from India. He is credited with popularising Indian Classical music in India and abroad through various experiments and innovations he made with the traditional music. Born: 1st July  1938 , Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh , India. Occupations: Flutist, Composer. Instruments: Indian bamboo flute (Bansuri) Inspired […]

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Pandit Bhimsen Joshi

Pandit Bhimsen Joshi

Pandit Bhimsen Joshi Date of Birth : Feb 14, 1922 Place of Birth : Karnataka Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, who holds a legendary status in Indian Classical music was born in Gadag (Karnataka) on 14 February 1922. His unique style and mastery over ragas has made him un parallel to any other vocalist in the country. […]

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P.C.Sorcar

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P.C.Sorcar Date of Birth : Feb 23, 1913 Date of Death : Jan 6, 1971 Place of Birth : Ashekpur Pratulchandra Sorcar was born on 23 February 1913 in a middle-class family in the village of Ashekpur in Tangail district. He was attracted to magic early and learned magic from Ganapati Chakravarti. While still at […]

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M.F.Hussain

M.F.Hussain

M.F.Hussain (Paint Artist) Date of Birth : Sept 17, 1915 Place of Birth : Pandharpur Maqbool Fida Husain alias M.F.Hussain one of India’s most gifted artists, is an accomplished painter. With a career spanning several decades, this multi-faceted artist has made significant contributions in other fields also- as a director, photographer and member of the […]

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Lalgudi Jayaraman

Lalgudi Jayaraman

Lalgudi Jayaraman Date of Birth : 1930 Place of Birth : India Lalgudi Jayaraman, a legendary violinist in his own lifetime has gained the title with his spell binding technique and mastery over the instrument. In the sphere of Carnatic music, Sri Lalgudi Jayaraman is a name that is instantly associated with musical excellence in […]

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L. Subramaniam

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L.Subramaniam Born On: July 23, 1947 Born In: Chennai Career: Music Composer, Conductor and Violinist Nationality: Indian Dr. L Subramaniam is a musical maestro trained in the classical Carnatic music tradition and Western classical music. Ever since his career commenced, each piece of music that has been composed by him has been a masterpiece in […]

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Jamini Roy

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Jamini Roy Born: 1887 Died: 1972 Achievements: Developed a personal painting style inspired largely by traditional Indian folk and village arts, particularly those of Bengal. Through his paintings he gave expression to the scenes of everyday life of the people of rural Bengal Jamini Roy was one of the most significant and influential painters of […]

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