Shyam Sundar Goswami

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Shyam Sundar Goswami (Bengali: শ্যাম সুন্দর গোস্বামী) is a classical vocalist, trained in Kirana Gharana.[1][2]

Shyam Sundar Goswami
Shyam Sundar Goswami
Shyam Sundar Goswami
Background information
Birth nameShyam Sundar Goswami
GenresHindustani classical music
Occupation(s)Vocalist
Years active2000 – present
WebsiteShyam Sundar Goswami: Google Sites

Early life[edit]

Goswami was born to Pravupada Dwijendranath Goswami who was a spiritual teacher (guru) and a Sanskrit scholar. Shyam received his first training from his mother, Maya Goswami, after which he was trained by Jadunath Chakraborty and Madan Mohan Thakur.[2] He studied Indian classical music at Rabindra Bharati University, from where he got an Honours degree. He did his M.A. degree in khyal from the same university. He sings khayal, thumris and bhajans[1]

Career[edit]

Goswami performing at Sovabazar Rajbari in 2014

For continuing his research in music he got a scholarship from the French Government and worked at La Cite Internationale Das Arts in Paris with other musicians.[3]

Goswami performing at the Fes Festival in 2013

Goswami has performed in India and in Europe, Morocco, and South Africa.[1] The first CD album of Goswami, named "Peace and Harmony" was released on 24 April 2006.[3] In February 2017, Goswami performed Hindustani Classical Music at the "Sacrées Journeés de Strasbourg" festival in France where along with him musicians from around the globe, viz. Russia, Syria, Lebanon, Nepal, Mongolia, Morocco, Algeria , and Turkey presented the traditional music indigenous to their respective countries and celebrated the unity of all religions and global peace.[4][5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Shyam Sundar Goswami: Biography". Retrieved 27 March 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Shyam Sundar Goswami (khyal)- Fes Festival". Retrieved 28 March 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Pandit Shyam Sundar Goswami: Google Sites". Retrieved 27 March 2016. The Google Site of Pt. Shyam Sundar Goswami
  4. ^ "festival # 5 The Sacred Days of Strasbourg: "Daring to fraternity"- Strasbourg Curieux". Retrieved 2 November 2021.
  5. ^ "The Sacred Days of Strasbourg". Retrieved 2 November 2021.
  6. ^ "EN - Historique - Les Sacrées Journées". Retrieved 2 November 2021.