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Bismillah Khan
Birth: Mar. 21, 1916
Death: Aug. 21, 2006

Musician. Born in Bihar, India, he was one of India's most celebrated classical musicians, particularly as a Shehnai player. During his career he performed in almost every capital city throughout the world. Khan was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honor, in 2001. Among his works are "Maestro's Choice", "Basant Bahar", "Megh Malhar", and "Romantic Raga". He was given a state funeral and India's government declared a day of national mourning.  (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 
 
Burial:
Fatman Graveyard
Varanasi
Uttar Pradesh, India
 
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Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Aug 21, 2006
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Bismillah Khan
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
 
Bismillah Khan
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
 
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