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Thakur, Omkarnathlocked

(b Jahaj, near Baroda, 1897; d Bombay, 1967).
  • Bonnie C. Wade
  •  and Inderjit N. Kaur

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North Indian (Hindustani) classical music vocalist, educator, and musicologist. He was born to an impoverished military family. In about 1909 a wealthy Parsi patron sent him for musical training in the Gwalior style of singing to Vishnu Digambar Paluskar’s Gandharva Mahāvidyālaya in Bombay. In 1916...

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