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Nov 17, 2014

Group Photograph of Indian Classical Music Masters - 1948

Just amazing to see such genius classical music talents in one frame. Read the list carefully below the picture.



A photo from the first music conference after India's independance (1948)


Front Row: 1. ? 2. Nissar Hussain Khan (vocal) 3. Ahmedjan Thirakwa (tabla) 4. Hafiz Ali Khan (sarod) 5. Mustaq Hussain Khan (vocal) 6. Omkar Nath Thakur (vocal) 7. Rajendra Prasad (first President of India) 8. Kesarbai Kerkar (vocal) 9. Allaudin Khan (sarod) 10. Kante Maharaj (tabla) 11. Govind Rao Bharanpurkar (pakhawaj) 12. Krishna Rao Shankar Pandit (vocal) 13. Manohar Joshi (vocal)

Second Row: 1. Gulam Mustafa Khan (vocal) 2. Altaf Hussain Khan (tanpura) 3. ? 4. Karamat Hussain Khan (tabla) 5. Radhika Maitra (sarod) 6. Ilyas Khan (sitar) 7. Bismillah Khan (shenai) 8. Kishan Maharaj (tabla) 9. Ataf Hussain Khan (vocal) 10. Ravi Shankar (sitar) 11. Ali Akbar Khan (sarod) 12. Vilayat Khan (sitar) 13. Narayan Rao Viyas (vocal) 14. Vinayak Rao Patwardhan (vocal) 15. D.V. Paluskar (vocal)

Third Row: 1. - 5. Bismillah Khan party 6. B.R. Deodhar (vocal) 7. Gyan Prakash Ghosh (tabla) 8. Rajyadaksh (vocal) 9. ? 10. ? 11. Nimkar Bua

Fourth Row: 1. ? 2. Vinaya Chandra 3. ? 4. ? 5. ? 6. ?