Mirashi Buwa

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Yashwant Sadashiva Buwa, commonly referred as Mirashi Buwa (1883 – January 5, 1966), was an Indian classical singer in khyal-genre of Hindustani classical music. He was a noted disciple of Balakrishnabuwa Ichalkaranjikar (1849–1926) of Gwalior gharana, along with Vishnu Digambar Paluskar.[1][2] He was known for his fast taans. He was also an actor and had performed in many of the Sangeet Nataks, Marathi theatre musicals.

Biography[edit]

He was born in 1883 in Ichalkaranji in present Kolhapur district, Maharashtra. [3] He worked with theatre company "Natyakala Pravartak Mandali" in Pune, from 1911 to 1932, and also taught music to numerous disciples.[3]

In 1961, he was awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, given by the Sangeet Natak Akademi, India's National Academy of Music, Dance & Drama.[4]

He died on January 5, 1966.[3]

Disciples[edit]

His notable disciples include Vinayakbuva Utturkar and Yeshawantbuwa Joshi of Mumbai.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jeffrey Michael Grimes (2008). The Geography of Hindustani Music: The Influence of Region and Regionalism on the North Indian Classical Tradition. ProQuest. pp. 134–. ISBN 978-1-109-00342-0. Retrieved 17 July 2013. 
  2. ^ Bonnie C. Wade (1984). Khyāl: Creativity Within North India's Classical Music Tradition. CUP Archive. pp. 42–. ISBN 978-0-521-25659-9. Retrieved 17 July 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c Durga Das Pvt. Ltd (1985). Eminent Indians who was who, 1900-1980, also annual diary of events. Durga Das Pvt. Ltd. p. 368. Retrieved 17 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "SNA: List of Akademi Awardees". Sangeet Natak Akademi Official website.