Bhimsen Joshi

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Birthday
4, 1922
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Jan 24, 2011 (88)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
4, 1922
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Jan 24, 2011 (88)

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Indian vocalist known for his performance of Hindustani classical vocal music.

Before Fame

He left his home at age 11 to study music and search for a guru. He succeeded in finding one at age fourteen.

Trivia

He was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest honor for civilian achievement and public service, in 2008.

Family Life

He married Sunanda Hunagund in 1944, and they had four children. He later married Vatsala Mudholkar in 1951 and had three children.

Associated With

Tannishtha Chatterjee was also a Hindustani classical vocalist.

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