ISBN 9788129100153,Bhupen Hazarika the Roving Minstrel

Bhupen Hazarika the Roving Minstrel


Rupa Publications



Rupa Publications

Publication Year 2002

ISBN 9788129100153

ISBN-10 8129100150


Number of Pages 288 Pages
Language (English)

Biographies & Autobiographies

When Bhupen Hazarika sings you can hear the voices of the lonely boatman on the Brahmaputra, the women picking tea leaves and the joyous rhythms of Bihu. Singer, lyricist, composer, film-maker and journalist, Bhupen Hazarika's creative spirit has moved through myriad fields.
Arup Kumar Dutta taught English for several years at JB College, Jorhat, Assam before becoming a full-time writer. His books, which include Unicornis-The Great One-Horned Rhinoceros and Cha-Garam-The Tea Story, have been widely acclaimed.
The author started writing for children in the late 1970s. His books have not only been reprinted repeatedly, but have won numerous awards, and three of them have been made into feature films. His children's books have been translated into several languages including German, Italian, Russian, Czech, Hungarian and Japanese.