Arvind Parikh

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Birthday
19, 1927
Birthplace
India
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
19, 1927 (age 91)
Birthplace
India

About

Classical sitar player and the recipient of the 2003 National Award for Instrumental Music.

Before Fame

He began studying Hindustani classical music as a child and learned to play the flute, mandolin, and violin before taking up the sitar.

Trivia

He served as the International Music Council's vice president, and as the Indian Musicological Society's president.

Family Life

He was the child of an artist and a businessman, and his wife and daughter were both musicians.

Associated With

Ravi Shankar is another famous Indian-born sitar player.