Sitar musician Nikhil Banerjee

Nikhil Banerjee

Living place: India

Birthday: 14-10-1931 (91 years old)

Global rank: #57244

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Who is Sitar musician Nikhil Banerjee?
Indian classical Sitarist of Maihar Gharana who is considered a legend of Indian classical music. He was deeply influenced by khyal singer Amir Khan.
He would typically rise during the training years at four o'clock in the morning to start the workout and continue throughout the day until he went to bed at 11.

Young / Before famous

He was a pupil of the great sarod player Baba Allauddin Khan. He was hired by All India Radio at the age of nine, becoming one of the youngest artists ever to work for the company.

Family life info

His father Jitendranath Banerjee was an amateur sitarist. He survived three heart attacks, but died a Wednesday on his daughter's birthday in January 1986.

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Who is Boy (girl) friend/ wife (husband)/ darling Sitar musician Nikhil Banerjee?
He and Ravi Shankar are considered two of the greatest sitarists of the 20th century.

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When was Sitar musician Nikhil Banerjee born?
Nikhil Banerjee birthday 14-10-1931 (at the age of 91).
Where is Sitar musician Nikhil Banerjee's birth place, what is Zodiac/Chinese Zodiac?
Nikhil Banerjee was born in India. is a Sitar musician, whose Zodiac is Libra, and who Chinese Zodiac is The Goat. Nikhil Banerjee's global rank is 57244 and whose rank is 2 in list of famous Sitar musician.
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Events in 1931 and 14-10

Events in the world in the birth year of Nikhil Banerjee

  • Spain becomes a republic with the overthrow of King Alfonso XIII.
  • British parliament enacts the Statute of Westminster, legalizing dominion equality with Britain.
  • Mukden Incident begins Japanese occupation of Manchuria.
  • The planned capital of New Delhi opens in India.

Birthday Nikhil Banerjee (14-10) in history

  • Day 14-10 year 1066: Under the leadership of William the Conqueror, the Normans defeated the English at the Battle of Hastings.
  • Day 14-10 year 1933: Nazi Germany withdrew from the Geneva disarmament conference and the League of Nations.
  • Day 14-10 year 1947: U.S. Air Force Captain Charles "Chuck" Yeager became the first person to travel faster than the speed of sound.
  • Day 14-10 year 1964: Martin Luther King, Jr., was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in civil rights.
  • Day 14-10 year 1968: The first live telecast from a staffed U.S. spacecraft was transmitted from Apollo 7.
  • Day 14-10 year 1990: Composer-conductor Leonard Bernstein died in New York at age 72.
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