Hariprasad Chaurasia

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Birthday
1, 1938
Birthplace
India
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
1, 1938 (age 82)
Birthplace
India

About

Award-winning Indian classical flautist who was the subject of the 2013 documentary film Bansuri Guru. He has honorary doctorate degrees from North Orissa University and Utkai University.

Before Fame

His mother died when he was six and he started learning vocal music from his neighbor, Pandit Rajaram, when he was fifteen years old.

Trivia

He served as the artistic director of the World Music Department at the Rotterdam Music Conservatory in the Netherlands.

Family Life

He has three sons: Vinay, Ajay, and Rajiv.

Associated With

He has collaborated with John McLaughlin.

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