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S.D. Burman

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From Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sachin_Dev_Burman

Sachin Dev Burman (Bengali: শচীন দেব বর্মন; October 1, 1906 - October 31, 1975), also credited as Burman da, Kumar Sachindra Dev Barman, Sachin karta or S. D. Burman, was one of the most famous music composers for Hindi movies and a Bengali singer and composer. His son Rahul Dev Burman also achieved great success as a Bollywood music director in his own right.

Early days

S. D. Burman was born on October 1, 1906, in Comilla, British India, now in Bangladesh, to Nirmala Devi and Nabadwipchandra Dev Burman, the second son of ‘Ishanachandra Dev Burman’, Raja of Tripura, (r. 1849-1862). Sachin was the youngest of the five sons, of his parents, who had nine children in all.

He began his training in classical music under his father, who was a sitarist and Dhrupad singer.[1]

He did his B.A. from Calcutta University [1] He started his formal music training under famous musician, K. C. Dey (1925-1930), thereafter in 1932 he came under the tutelage of Bhismadev Chattopadhaya, though only three years his senior, this was followed by training from Kahifa Badal Khan, Sarangi player, and Ustad Allauddin Khan [2]. Eventually he got K.C. Dey, Ustad Badal Khan and Allauddi Khan into Agartala, noted Bengal poet laureate, Kazi Nazrul Islam also spent time in their family home, Comilla House, in Agartala.

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