(1939 – 2017)
Ustad Rais Khan (25 November 1939 – 6 May 2017) was an Indian-born Pakistani sitar player.
Born in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, British India, Rais Khan was the torchbearer of the Mewat or Mewati Gharana (lineage), which is connected to Indore and the "beenkar baj gayaki ang" (singing style combined with rudra vina approaches) carried out by Rais Khan's father Mohammed Khan, a rudra vina (been) player and a sitarist. Despite his extensive meend work and the gandhar pancham sitar style he… read more
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