Jagdish Prasad

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Jagdish Prasad
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Background information
Born1937
Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, India
DiedJuly 2011 (aged 73–74)
GenresHindustani classical music
Occupation(s)Singer
Years active1938–2011

Jagdish Prasad (1937 - 18 July 2011) was a Calcutta-based Indian classical vocalist of the Patiala gharana.[1]

Early life and training[edit]

He received his initial training from his father Badri Prasad. Badri was the court musician of the former principality of Raigarh, situated in the modern state of Chhattisgarh. Later Jagdish became a student of Bade Ghulam Ali Khan.[2]

Career[edit]

He was associated with the ITC Sangeet Research Academy[3] He joined ITC-SRA in 1977 as a musician-scholar.[4] Later on he became a lecturer at the Khairagarh University in Madhya Pradesh. He was a Top grade All India Radio radio artist.[5]

He has performed in all the major conferences held all over the country and has also toured abroad in countries like US, Canada, UK and several parts of Europe[citation needed].

He was a winner of the civilian honour Padma Shri (1991).[6]

Legacy[edit]

His legacy is being carried on by his son Samrat Pandit[7][8] who launched his solo career in 2001.[9]

Recordings[edit]

  • Dawning Dewdrops (2011) (Label: Questz World): Ragas: Gurjari Todi, Bhatiyar & Kafi Thumri
  • Shraddhanjali (2 CDs) (2011) (Label: Saregama India): Ragas: Bageshri, Gujri Todi, Bhairavi Thumri,Vacahspati, Desh Thumri, Pahadi Thumri

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Celebrated Masters : Jagdish Prasad". Itcsra.org. 18 July 2017. Retrieved 18 July 2017.
  2. ^ Buff, Nicholas. "ITC Sangeet Research Academy". www.itcsra.org. Retrieved 1 April 2018.
  3. ^ "The Telegraph - Calcutta : Metro". www.telegraphindia.com. Retrieved 28 February 2007.
  4. ^ "ITC Sangeet Research Academy :: Our Scholar Perform". www.itcsra.org. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  5. ^ Dave, Kashyap (20 July 2011). "Hindustani classical vocalist Pandit Jagdish Prasad passes away". The Economic Times. Retrieved 20 July 2011.
  6. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2015.
  7. ^ Ganesh, Deepa (20 March 2003). "His master's voice". The Hindu. Retrieved 2 August 2017.
  8. ^ "Pt Jagdish Prasad". Samrat Pandit. 18 July 2017. Retrieved 18 July 2017.
  9. ^ Athavale, Dileep (16 December 2012). "Sawai has something for connoisseurs & amateurs". Times of India. Retrieved 2 August 2017.