Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India (1912 – 1974)
Ustad Amir Khan (Hindi:अमीर ख़ान, Urdu: امیر اقبال خان; August 15, 1912 - February 13, 1974) was a well-known Indian classical vocalist. He is considered one of the most influential figures in Hindustani classical music, and was the founder of the Indore Gharana.
Amir Khan was born in a family of musicians in Indore. His father, Shahmir Khan, a sarangi and veena player of the Bhendibazaar gharana, served at the court of the Holkars of Indore. His grandfather… read more
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