ISBN 9788129103543,Bhimsen Joshi : A Passion For Music

Bhimsen Joshi : A Passion For Music


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2005

ISBN 9788129103543

ISBN-10 8129103540


Number of Pages 78 Pages
Language (English)


Pandit Bhimsen Joshi has always lived for music. As a boy of eleven, he can away from home in search of a guru. In later years, he underwent unimaginable hardships to emerge as one of the foremost classical socialist of all times. Even today he calls himself a shagird, for his quest still continues. An impulsive, impetuous man a musician with a unique style, a skilled driver and car mechanic, an avid sports lover, footballer, swimmer and slow cyclist, Panditji stands out as a man who has truly lived life to the hilt. Yet his passionate nature is tempered by an all consuming dedication to his muse. And it is this that has enabled him to successfully challenge overwhelming odds time and again. About Author : Chitravali is a series of biographies dedicated to the legendary figures of India. The series presents the lives of great kings, freedom fighters, political thinkers, social reformers, pioneers of industry, eminent scientists, philosophers, artists, musicians, dancers and film stars, writers and sports people. Contents : Introduction The Early Years Tutelage and After At HOme and in the World The Kirana Gharana and Bhimsen Joshi Gayaki Innovations and Froays into other genres Perpetuating the Lineage Bhimseln Joshi the Person Panditji Today Select Bibliography Acknowledgements