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Khan, Imrat (<i>born</i> 1935), sitār and surbahār player, composer

Gerry Farrell

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Calcutta, 17 Nov 1935). Indian sitār and surbahār player and composer. His family has played a unique and distinguished role in the history of North Indian classical music. His grandfather Imdad Khan (c1848–1920) and his father Enayat Khan (1895–1938) were the foremost sitār and surbahār players of the 19th and early 20th centuries. His elder brother is the renowned sitār player vilayat Khan, from whom he received

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