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Annapurna Devi

Female
Born Apr 23, 1927
Age 88
Hometown Maihar
Genres Hindustani classi...
Instruments Surbahar
Performed With Ali Akbar Khan + ...

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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1927 Birth Born on April 23, 1927.
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