Page-3 of Current Affairs - February, 2011

Pandit Bhimsen Joshi Passes Away

Bhimsen Gururaj Joshi, the legendary vocalist in the Hindustani classical tradition, was born into a Kannada family in Gadag, Karnataka, on February 4, 1922. He was trained under Pt. Rambhau Kundgollar (Sawai Gandharva) of Kirana Gharana in the traditional Guru-Shishya tradition. Praised by both critics and masses, his music had many shades –contemplative and mellow, ..

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