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Annapurna Devi

Indian Musician
Female
Born Apr 23, 1927

Annapurna Devi is an Indian surbahar player of Hindustani Classical Music. She is the daughter and disciple of Allauddin Khan, the founder of Maihar gharana, and was married to sitar maestro Ravi Shankar, also one of her father's disciples from 1941 to 1962. After her divorce, she never performed in public, moved to Mumbai, became a recluse and started teaching, over the years has produced notable disciples like Hariprasad Chaurasia, Nikhil Banerjee and Suresh Vyas… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1927 Birth Born on April 16, 1927.

TEENAGE

1941 14 Years Old She is the daughter and disciple of Allauddin Khan, the founder of Maihar gharana, and from 1941 to 1962 was married to sitar maestro Ravi Shankar, also one of her father's disciples. … Read More

FIFTIES

1982 55 Years Old In 1982 she married her student Rooshikumar Pandya. … Read More
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