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Annapurna Devi


A transcendental music

October 24, 2018 12:20 am

What I learnt from Annapurna Devi.

Seeking Annapoorna Devi

October 18, 2018 12:32 am

I never met the reclusive musician. Yet she opened up her world to me

The Notes Won’t Fade

October 17, 2018 1:30 am

When she told her official biographer that there were many things to write about her father and little about herself, she, to me, was trying to explain that a recluse’s life would not offer direct meanings, unlike her Baba who had a sociable life along with 80 years of artistic expression.

The recluse

October 16, 2018 1:33 am

The world of Annapurna Devi didn’t revolve around herself, or the audience. It harboured music devoted to a higher power.

Annapurna Devi: An Unheard Melody

October 16, 2018 12:08 pm

Legendary musician Annapurna Devi passed away at 91, leaving behind a rich legacy. We speak to musicians about her music and life.

Hindustani music loses a note: Annapurna Devi, 91

October 14, 2018 5:56 am

She has left behind only a handful of things — a covertly-made recording of raag Maanj Khamaj and the brooding notes of raag Kaushiki which have been floating around on YouTube.

Notes from behind a locked door

October 13, 2018 6:20 pm

Only a few come this far, dogged music lovers who heard, on a cold winter morning, a scratched record of Annapurna Devi playing Raga Kaushiki and could never forget.

The Tambura man

January 20, 2014 2:55 am

Chander Tamburewala is a name which an older generation of classical heavyweights will identify with. After all, he was a fixture in all of their concerts .

Death of a Caregiver

April 29, 2013 3:38 am

Why the world of Indian classical music should mourn the death of Rooshikumar Pandya

Pranab’s sisters on way to Delhi for his swearing-in

July 23, 2012 5:06 am

Three of President-elect Pranab Mukherjee’s sisters are on their way to New Delhi to attend his swearing-in ceremony.