USTAD ALLAUDDIN KHAN: The Legend of Music (A Rare Book)

USTAD ALLAUDDIN KHAN: The Legend of Music (A Rare Book)

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Item Code: IDF799
Author: Anuradha Ghosh
Publisher: Publications Division, Government of India
Language: English
Edition: 1990
Pages: 55 (B & W Illus: 19)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details 8.0" X 5.6"
Weight 120 gm
About the Author:

She is the author of USTAD ALLUDIN KHAN- THE LEGEND OF MUSIC was born in 1948 in New Delhi. She grew up in an atmosphere of art and culture. The daughter of renowned parents Tapan Sinha and Arundhati Sinha, Anuradha developed a love for music since her childhood. Though studied in prestigious institutions like Maharani Gayatri Devi College and Loretto houses she had to discontinue her post-graduation course in comparative literature.

Inspired and encouraged by Pandit Ravi Shankar and Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, she Took to creative writing. She retraced the history of Senia Maihar Gharana established by Baba Allauddin Khan of Maihar.

Married to senior tea planter Mr. Jayanta Ghosh, Anuradha is well settled with a son. She edits an annual The Bud one of the pioneering journals for the children in tea plantation. Several of her articles on music maestros have appeared in various magazines and a newspaper.

Currently she is working on a biography of Ustad Ali Akbar Khan which is nearing completion. In English this is entitled as The tradition continues and in Bengal it is named Surer Samrat.


A Tribute to Guru by Pandit Ravi Shankar 1
The Genesis of This Book 15
A Time to Thank 19
I. Life and Times 21
II. Family and Guru 30
III. Contribution to Indian Music 35
Notes 39
Appendix-A 57
The Family Tree
Appendix-B 58
Allauddin Khan's Teachers
Bibliography 59

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