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Khan, Amir (1912 - 1973), vocalist

Bonnie C. Wade

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 Kalanau, 1912; d 31 Dec 1973). North Indian (Hindustani) vocalist. Resident most of his life in Indore, he was an exceptional self-styled Hindustani vocalist. Rather than receiving formal instruction, he grew up with the music of various artists including his father, Shri Mir Khan (a sāraṅgī player of the Dhanadhtha gharānā and a court musician at Indore), the vocalist Rajab Ali Khan (a court musician at Dewas), the vīṇā

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Subjects: Music

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