Kolkata, West Bengal, India (1935 – present)
Imrat Khan (born November 17, 1935) is a leading sitar and surbahar player. He is considered India's leading publicly active surbahar (bass sitar) player. He is the younger brother of sitar player Vilayat Khan.
Training and early career Imrat was born in Calcutta into a family of musicians tracing its pedigree back for several generations, to the court musicians of the Mughal rulers. His father was Enayat Khan (1895–1938), recognised as a leading sitar and surbahar player of his… read more
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