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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Bakhshu-miyā

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(b. ? c. 1750; d. ?) Founder of the Lucknow tabla gharānā which emerged between 1775 and 1800.

He was trained by his grandfather, Siddhar Khan Dhādī, founder of the ...

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Sidhar Khan Dhāḍi

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(b. ?; d. ?)

Founder of the Delhi tabla gharānā, during 1700–50. See Delhi Tablā Gharānā.

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Sitab Khan

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(b. ?; d. ?)

Tabla pioneer, late 18th cent., son of Bughara Khan and grandson of the Delhi tabla gharānā founder, Sidhar Khan Dhadi. See Delhi Tablā Gharānā.

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Viṭhaldās Jōshi

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(b. ?; d. ?) Marathi keertan singer and pakhāwaj player (19th cent.).

Founder of Mangaḷweḍhekar pakhāwaj gharānā. See entry on the gharānā.

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Kayam Khan

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(b. ?; d. ?)

Vocalist in the Jodhpur durbar from 1794 to 1802. He belonged to Kisangarh, Rajasthan. He is also remembered as the founder of the Hāpur dhrupad gharānā. ...

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Lālā Bhagwāndās

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(b. ?; d. ?)

Founder of the Jāwli Pakhāwaj gharānā which dates back to the 1550s or a little later. See Jāwli Pakhāwaj Gharānā.

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Allauddin Sarod Gharānā

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

Also known as the Maihar gharānā, this is the youngest of the sarod gharānās. Its founder Allauddin Khan (c. 1881–1972) was trained in sarod in the Seni tradition as obtained ...

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Chaitanya Mahāprabhu

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(b. Nabadwip, Bengal, 1486; d. Puri, Orissa, July 1533)

Founder of the Gauḍiya Vaiṣhṇava sect whose movement is associated with a genre of Vaiṣhṇava keertan. Real name, Visvambhara.

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Bhairav Sahāi

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(b. ?, c. 1830; d. ?, c. 1910) Noted tabla player of Benares.

He was the son of Gauri Sahai (tabla) and nephew of Ram Sahai, founder of the Benares ...

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Bhenḍi Bazaar Gharānā

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

This gharānā made a beginning in Mumbai during 1875–1900. It is named after a locality in South Mumbai where the gharānā founders lived.

The pioneers of this gharānā were brothers...

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Bughara Khan

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(b. ?; d. ?)

Noted tabla exponent of the Delhi gharānā. His peak years may be placed around the late 18th cent. Bughara Khan's father Sidhar Khan Dhadhi (founder of ...

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Brijnārāin

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(b. ?, 10 Aug. 1917; d. Mumbai, 13 Jan. 1995) Well-known propagator of musical activities, and founder of the Sur Singar Samsad of Mumbai.

Full name: Brijnarain Shivnarain Narula.

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Rāmshankar Bhaṭṭāchārya

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(b. Vishnupur, 1761; d. Vishnupur, 1853) Composer of Bengali dhrupads and founder of the Viṣhṇupur gharānā of Bengal.

Ramshankar learnt Sanskrit from his father Gadadhar...

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Ramzān Khan

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(Sārangi) (b. Delhi region, ? d. Mumbai, c. 1897) Sārangi player.

Son of Karim Bakhsh (d. c. 1855) and grandson of Manguwa Khān, founder of the Jhajjar sārangi gharānā, near ...

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Rāmkeshav Bhaṭṭāchārya

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(b. Vishnupur, 1808; d. ?, 1850) Vocalist of the Viṣhṇupur gharānā, Bengal.

Son of Ramshankar Bhattacharya, founder of the Viṣhṇupur gharānā, he was trained within the family and...

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Rukmiṇi Devi Arundale

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(b. Chennai, 29 Feb. 1904; d. Chennai, 24 Feb. 1986) Eminent dance exponent, founder of Kalakshetra, a well-known academy for fine arts in Chennai.

Her name stands in the list ...

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Sahabdād Khan

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(b. ?, c. 1830; d. ?, c. 1880) Vocalist and sitar player, founder of the Etawah tradition of sitar, of Uttar Pradesh.

He was the great-grandfather of sitar maestro Vilayat Khan.

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Sarod Gharānās

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

Four gharānās of the sarod are commonly recognized. They were established by Karimullah Khan, Nazaf Ali Khan, Ghulam Bandegi Khan Bangash, and Allauddin Khan. The gharānās are known by the...

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Sher Khan

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(b. Agra, c. 1792; d. Agra, c. 1862) Khayāl singer of the Agra gharānā.

He was trained entirely by his paternal uncle Ghaggé Khuda Bakhsh, founder of the Agra khayāl ...

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Ghulām Rasool

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

(Lucknow) (b. ?; d. ?) Eminent vocalist, founder of the Lucknow khayāl gharānā; lived during the 18th cent.

He is also credited with the founding of the Qavvāl-bachhé gharānā. His...

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