Rabindra Shankar Chowdhury,his name often preceded by the title Pandit (‘Master’), was a Indian musician and a composer of Hindustani classical music.
DID YOU KNOW…
- Shankar was born on 7 April 1920 in Benares.
- Shankar completed his training in 1944.He moved to Mumbai and joined the Indian People’s Theatre Association.
- Shankar developed a style distinct from that of his contemporaries and incorporated influences from rhythm practices of Carnatic music.