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Gopal, (Bissano) Ram (1912?-2003), Indian classical dancer

Reginald Massey

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

ISBN: 9780195173697
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/102449
Gopal, (Bissano) Ram (1912?-2003), Indian classical dancer

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Gopal, (Bissano) Ram (1912?-2003), Indian classical dancer, was born, probably on 20 November 1912, in Bangalore, India, the son of a Rajput lawyer and his Burmese wife. Being a cantonment town, Bangalore had a considerable British and Anglo-Indian presence. Gopal's autobiography, Rhythm in the Heavens (1957), included fulsome accounts of ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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