In this book Prof. Deodhar presents biographical sketches of artistes born in the nineteenth century, who dominated the musical world in the first half of the twentieth century and were in a true sense the representatives of the golden era of hindustani music. Prof. Deodhar gives us an insight into the lives and work of of the stalwarts like Pandit Balkrishnabuwa Ichalkaranjikar, Khansaheb Alladiya Khan, Pandit Vishnu Digambar Paluskar, Bai Kesarbai and Khansaheb Babe Gulamali Khan to name just a few.|
About the Author:
PROF. B.R.DEODHAR was the leading disciple of Vishnu Digambar Paluskar and the only one who was allowed to acquire a formal education while pursuing musical training. He started the Deodhar School of Music in Bombay and his method of imparting musical knowledge transcended the dogma of gharana tradition. He also edited Sangeet Kala Vihar, a magazine devoted to music and wrote extensively on music and musicians.