Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Paluskar, Vishnu

Vishnu Digambar Paluskar(1872-1931), Hindustani musician, he sang the original version of the bhajan Raghupati Raghava Raja Ram. He broke a long standing tradition of Indian music giving a public concert and charging a nominal fee. He toured the country and studied the musical traditions in each part of northern India. He studied Brijbhasha, a dialect of Hindi, spoken at Mathura. He finally settled in Lahore and there he established a music school.

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