Jotin Bhattacharya

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Jotin Bhattacharya
ज्योतिन भट्टाचार्य
Birth nameJotin Bhattacharya
Also known asJyotin Bhattacharya
Born(1926-01-01)1 January 1926
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
Origin India
Died22 February 2016(2016-02-22) (aged 90)[1]
Varanasi
GenresIndian classical music
Occupation(s)Sarod player
InstrumentsSarod

Jotin Bhattacharya (Hindi: ज्योतिन भट्टाचार्य) was an Indian classical sarod player. Jyotin was a disciple of Allauddin Khan.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

Bhattacharya was born in 1926 in Varanasi in a Bengali family. He attended C.M. Anglo Bengali College and subsequently attained bachelor's, master's and MPhil degrees from the Benaras Hindu University before starting his eight-year music training from Allauddin Khan. During his training under Allauddin Khan, Bhattacharya also served him as a secretary and handled all his correspondences.

Bhattacharya performed at the Baba Allauddin Khan Music Foundation in the Poorva Sanskritik Kendra, Laxmi Nagar, Delhi.

Album[edit]

In 1974, HMV released Bhattacharya's first album, Sarod, in LP record format.[3]

Books[edit]

Bhattacharya wrote three books (all about Allauddin Khan).[2]

# Title Year Language Pages About Comments
1 Ustad Allauddin Khan and His Music 1979 English 242 Biography of Baba Allauddin [4][5]
2 Allaudin Khan O aamara - Bengali 1,050 On the life and work of Baba Allauddin [6]
3 Allaudin Khan and us - Hindi - -

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "प्रख्यात सरोद वादक पं. जोतिन भट्टाचार्य का निधन". livehindustan.com (in Hindi). 23 February 2016. Retrieved 13 November 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Music and memories". The Hindu. Retrieved May 2015. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. ^ "Album". Rate your music. Retrieved May 2015. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. ^ "Ustad Allauddin Khan and His Music". Retrieved May 2015. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. ^ "Ustad Allauddin Khan and His Music cover". staff.spd.dcu.ie. Archived from the original on 2015-05-18. Retrieved May 2015. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  6. ^ "Allaudin Khan O aamara". Retrieved May 2015. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)