A Biography of Vocalist Vikas Kashalkar

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Vikas Kashalkar Vocalist Born: July 16, 1950, Pandharkaoda, Maharashtra, India Vikas Kashalkar is a noted Hindustani classical vocalist, scholar, teacher and musicologist. He has received training in the Gwalior, Jaipur…

Biography on an Indian Playback Singer Hemant Kumar

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Hemant Kumar Playback singer Born: June 16, 1920, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India Died: September 26, 1989, Kolkata, West Bengal, India Hemanta Mukherjee, often credited as Hemant Kumar, was an Indian…

Biography on an Indian Playback Singer Mukesh

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Mukesh Playback singer Born: July 22, 1923, Delhi, British India Died: August 27, 1976, Detroit, Michigan, United States Mukesh Chand Mathur, better known as Mukesh, was one of the most…

A Biography of an Indian Singer Geeta Dutt

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Geeta Dutt Singer Born: November 23, 1930, Faridpur, Bangladesh Died: July 20, 1972, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Geeta Dutt was a prominent singer in India, born in Faridpur before partition of…

A Biography of Vocalist Veena Sahasrabuddhe

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Veena Sahasrabuddhe Vocalist Born: September 14, 1948, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India Died: June 29, 2016, Pune, Maharashtra, India Awards: Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for Hindustani Music – Voca (2013) Veena…

A Biography of an Indian Playback Singer Hariharan

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Hariharan Playback singer Born: April 3, 1955 (age 61), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India Genre: Indian classical music, ghazals Awards: Padma Shri (2004) Hariharan is an Indian playback and ghazal singer, whose…

Biography of Indian Playback Singer Manna Dey

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Manna Dey Playback singer Born: May 1, 1919, Calcutta, British India Died: October 24, 2013, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Awards: Padma Bhushan (2005) Genres    Playback singing, qawwali, ghazals, classical, semi classical…

Biography of Singer Krishna Gundopant Ginde

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Krishna Gundopant Ginde Singer & musician Birth: 26 December, 1925, Bailhongal, Belgaum, Karnataka, India Death: 13 July, 1994, Calcutta, West Bengal, India Krishna Gundopant Ginde was a Hindustani classical singer,…

Biography of ‎Hindustani ‎classical ‎vocalist Jayashree R. Patanekar

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Jayashree Patanekar Vocalist Born: July 13, 1943, Belgaon, Karnataka, India Genre: Hindustani classical music Jayashree R. Patanekar is a ‎Hindustani ‎classical ‎vocalist. She has received training in ‎the Gwalior, Jaipur…

Biography of a Musician Govind Sadashiv Tembe

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Govind Sadashiv Tembe                      Musician (Harmonium) Born: June 5, 1881, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India Died: October 9, 1955 Genre: Hindustani classical music Govind Sadashiv Tembe, popularly known as Govindrao Tembe, was…

Biography of Famous Indian Singer Master Madan

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Master Madan Vocalist Born: December 28, 1927, Khanna, Jalandhar, Punjab Died: June 5, 1942, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India Master Madan, a child prodigy, died at the young age of 14…

Biography of Classical Singer Nirmala Devi

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Nirmala Devi Vocalist, actor Born: 1927, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India Died: 15 June, 1996, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Nirmala Devi, also known as Nirmala Arun, was an Indian film actress in…

Biography of Guitar Player Debasis Chakroborty

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Debasis Chakroborty Musician (Indian classical slide guitar) Born: 9 June 1961, Calcutta, West Bengal, India Genre: Indian classical music, World music Debasis Chakroborty is an Indian classical slide guitar player…

Biography of Vocalist and musician Hemant Pendse

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Hemant Pendse Vocalist and musician Hemant Pendse, a rising star on the horizon of the Indian classical music has by now established his own identity. Born in Dhule, Maharashtra, he…

Biography of Sitar Player Mushtaq Ali Khan

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Mushtaq Ali Khan Musician (Sitar) Born: June 20, 1911, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India Died: July 21, 1989, Kolkata, West Bengal, India Awards: Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for Hindustani Music -…

Biography of a Classical Singer Pandit Vijay Sardeshmukh

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Pandit Vijay Sardeshmukh Vocalist Born: 23 June 1952, Pune, Maharashtra, India Genre: Hindustani Classical Music Pandit Vijay Sardeshmukh is a noted Indian classical vocalist. He was a disciple of music…

Biography of Narayan Shripad Rajhans

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Narayan Shripad Rajhans              Singer Born: June 26, 1888, Palus, Maharashtra, India Died: July 15, 1967, Pune, Maharashtra, India Awards: Padma Bhushan (1964) Narayan Shripad Rajhans, better known as Bal Gandharva…

Biography of a Tabla Player Chandrakant Kamat

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Chandrakant Kamat Musician (Tabla) Born: November 26, 1933, Dhule, Maharashtra, British India Died: June 28, 2010, Pune, Maharashtra, India Genre: Hindustani classical music Chandrakant Kamat was a ‪Hindustani ‪‎classical ‪‎tabla…

Biography of Versatile Musician Pandit Gajanan

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Gajananrao Joshi                                                         …

Biography of an Indian Tabla player Pandit Shyam Kane

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Pandit Shyam Kane Musician (Tabla) Born: 1954 Pandit Shyam Kane is an Indian Tabla player of the Punjab Gharana. Pt. Kane is most recognized for being the first and foremost…

Biography of Shrikrishna Narayan Ratanjankar

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Shrikrishna Narayan Ratanjankar                                                   Musician Born: January 1, 1900, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Died: February 14, 1974 Genre: Hindustani classical music Awards: Padma Bhushan (1957) Shrikrishna Narayan Ratanjankar or S N Ratanjankar…

Biography of Pandit Birendra Kishore Roy Chowdhury

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Birendra Kishore Roy Chowdhury Musician Birth: 1901 Death: 1972 Pandit Birendra Kishore Roy Chowdhury was a master of the Dhrupad style, especially in instrumental music, and played the Bin, the…

Biography of Musicologist Dilip Kumar Roy

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Dilip Kumar Roy Musician, musicologist, novelist Born: January 22, 1897, Krishnanagar, Nadia, West Bengal, India Died: January 6, 1980, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Dilip Kumar Roy was a Bengali Indian musician,…

Biography of an Indian Classical Singer B. R. Deodhar

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R. Deodhar Singer Born: September 11, 1901, Miraj, Bombay Presidency, British India Died: 1990, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Genre: Hindustani classical music Awards: Padma Shri (1976) Professor B. R. Deodhar was…

Biography of an Indian Classical Singer Saraswati Rane

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Saraswati Rane               Vocalist Born: October 4, 1913, Miraj, Bombay Presidency, British India Died: October 10, 2006, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Genre: Hindustani classical music Saraswati Rane was an Indian classical singer…

Biography of Indian Musicologist and Philosopher Dr. Jaideva Singh

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Jaideva Singh Musicologist Born: September 19, 1893, Shohratgarh, Uttar Pradesh, India Died: 1986, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India Awards: Padma Bhushan (1974) Dr. Jaideva Singh was an Indian musicologist and philosopher.…

Biography of Maharaja Sir Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar

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Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar Born: July 18, 1919, Mysore, Karnataka, India Died: September 23, 1974, Bangalore Palace, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Maharaja Sir Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar Bahadur, Maharaja of Mysore, aka Jaya Chamarajendra Wadiyar…

Biography of Indian Vocalist Pandit Vinayakrao Patwardhan

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Vinayak Narayan Patwardhan                                                                                                 Vocalist Born: 22 July, 1898, Miraj, Maharashtra, India Died: August 23, 1975 Awards: Padma Bhushan award (1972) Vinayak Narayan Patwardhan, also known as Pandit Vinayakrao Patwardhan is…