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Dr. Balamurali Krishna Biography For Students

Dr. Balamurali Krishna - Biography, Early Life & Music Career

Birth name: Mangalampalli Balamuralikrishna Born: 6 July 1930 Sankaraguptam, East Godavari District, Madras Presidency, British India (now part of Andhra Pradesh, India) Died: 22 November 2016 (aged 86) Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India Genres: Carnatic Music Occupation: Musician Instruments: Viola, Mridangam, Kanjira Years Active: 1938–2016 Dr. Balamurali Krishna — The celebrated Carnatic Musical Genius ‘Padmashri’ Dr. Balamurali Krishna is a renowned singer, …

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Ustad Bismillah Khan Biography For Students And Children

Ustad Bismillah Khan

Ustad Bismillah Khan was born on March 21, 1916 at Bhirung Raut Ki Gali, in Dumraon as the second son of Paigambar Khan and Mitthan. He was named as Qamaruddin to rhyme with Shamsuddin, their first son. His grandfather, Rasool Baksh Khan uttered “Bismillah” (the basmala) after looking at the newborn, thus he was named Bismillah Khan. His ancestors were …

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