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Sitar Player

Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar About Gifted Indian sitar player who helped introduce the instrument to a wider audience. He was known for his use of Carnatic music and was given the title Pandit. Other Informations He toured India and Europe with his brother Uday Shankar’s famous dance group, eventually giving it up to learn the sitar with …

Sitar Player

Vilayat Khan

Vilayat Khan About One of India’s preeminent sitarists, he was the recipient of the Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan awards for his contribution to society. Other Informations His first-ever performance at the All Bengal Music Conference made headlines the next day as Electrifying Sitar. He won the Silver Medal for Composing at the 1st Moscow …

Sitar Player

Arvind Parikh

Arvind Parikh About Classical sitar player and the recipient of the 2003 National Award for Instrumental Music. Other Informations He began studying Hindustani classical music as a child and learned to play the flute, mandolin, and violin before taking up the sitar. He served as the International Music Council’s vice president, and as the Indian …

Sitar Player

Annapurna Devi

Annapurna Devi About Sitar player of Hindustani classical music and the daughter of the founder of Maihar gharana.┬áIn 1991, she was given the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, the highest award given to artists by the Indian government. Other Informations She became an accomplished player after taking sitar lessons from her father. Also an instructor, she …