Who was the guru of Hariprasad Chaurasia?
After hearing a performance in his early teens by Bholanath, a well-known flutist of Benares, Chaurasia became his disciple and underwent eight years of rigorous training. In 1958 he performed and composed music for the All India Radio (AIR) in Cuttack, Orissa.
Is Rakesh Chaurasia married?
Personal life. Chaurasia was married to Kamala Devi and Anuradha Roy. He has three sons Vinay, Ajay and Rajeev, five granddaughters and a single grandson.
Who is famous as flute instrumentalist in India?
Ustad Ali Akbar Khan was one of the most accomplished Indian classical musicians, admired all over the world for his brilliant compositions and his mastery of the sarode. Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, is a world-renowned exponent of the bansuri or bamboo flute.
Who is famous for playing flute?
James Galway Popularly referred to as the man with the golden flute, James Galway has experienced success like no other flute player; he has headlined myriad shows and still continues to tour successfully. He is also credited with his intricate performances that have resulted in over 30 million albums sold.
What flute does Rakesh Chaurasia use?
Rakesh Chaurasia, (born 10 January 1971 in Allahabad, is an Indian flautist, who plays the bansuri, an Indian bamboo flute.