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Kesarbai : The Niagara Falls of Indian Classical Music

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Kesarbai Kerkar (July 13, 1892 – September 16, 1977) was an Indian classical singer of the Jaipur-Atrauli gharana and one of most eminent khyal singers of the 2nd half of the 20th century. She was a very famous singer in upper-class arena. Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore was very fond of Kesarbai’s singing. Owing to her melodious voice, she was called …

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