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Sulochana Brahaspati (born 1937, in Allahabad) is one of the noted vocalist of Hindustani classical music.
In 1994, she was awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, the highest Indian recognition given to practicing artists, given by the Sangeet Natak Akademi, India’s National Academy of Music, Dance & Drama.
She is a vocalist and an exponent of the Rampur-Sadarang Parampara. She learnt music from Pandit Bholanath Bhat and Ustad Mushtaq Hussain Khan (d. 1964) of Rampur-Sahaswan gharana. Later she received intensive training from her guru, and her husband, Acharya K.C.D. Brahaspati. A large number of his compositions – Khayals, Thumris, Tappas and Dadras – are part of her portfolio.
She is also an accomplished teacher and musicologist and has published books including Raga Rahasya.
Text credits : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sulochana_Brahaspati
Listen to her fine expressions of Raga Yaman click here .
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