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Sadāraṅg - singer

Jonathan Katz

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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(fl early 18th century). Indian singer. The name Sadāraṅg was a soubriquet; he was properly named Niyāmat or Na'mat Khān and perhaps originally called Khushal Khān, the son of Nirmal Khān. The names are in doubt, but one tradition held that he was descended on his father's side from the daughter of Tānsen. He trained with a variety of singers and poets at the courts of Bahadur Shah I and his successors,

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