Read An Unheard Melody by Swapan Kumar Bondyopadhyay by Swapan Kumar Drawing on interviews with Annapurna Devi and her family members. Baba Allauddin Khan’s daughter, Pandit Ravi Shankar’s first wife, Ustad Ali Akbar Khan’s sister, representative of Maihar-Senia gharana – Annapurna Devi has. An Unheard Melody has 22 ratings and 1 review. Baba Allauddin Khan’s daughter, Pandit Ravi Shankar’s first wife, Ustad Ali Akbar Khan’s.

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As she went through suffering her heart grew stronger. My father would always say that she had a strong maternal instinct.

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Sripada K marked it as to-read Jan 02, Visit our Help Pages. For a brief period of time, things went well professionally. The Ministry of Utmost Happiness.

He was also tutored by Annapurna Devi. Saisaa rated it it was amazing Feb 17, She has shunned public life to an extent that she meloddy steps out of her house.

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Want to Read saving…. Praveen Thumma rated it it was amazing Jun 07, Sujit Banerjee unhexrd it as to-read Jan 12, A Life in Music. Shyamanuja rated it really liked it Nov 20, Trishna added it May 15, You are commenting using your Twitter account. You are commenting using your WordPress.

I met her when I was about 12 and my father NR Rama Rao, whom she was very fond of, had taken me to see her. Return to Book Page.

V marked it as to-read Aug 31, Baba having seen her eldest daughter die in front of his eyes needed all the courage in the world to teach music to her second daughter. James marked it as to-read Feb 08, Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Her legacy and that of the Maihar gharana will be kept alive by all the students who had the good fortune to be taught by her. Both gave a few performances in Delhi and for which the book says anecdotally that Annapurna annapurja better appreciated than Ravi Shankar.

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Annapurna Devi: An Unheard Melody

Why has she stuck to playing Surbahar and not Sitar? Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I think all this, being a recluse and living aloneworks in her favor. Rahul Reddy marked it as to-read Jun 16, The author of this book, Swapan Kumar Bondyopadhay, meets all these musicians and tries to cull information about Annapurna.

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Those were the initial signs of a life long bitter relationship between the two. Iconic musician Annapurna Devi passed away at 91 on Saturday.

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