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Bhimsen Joshi

First Online: August 02, 2008
Page Last Updated: April 04, 2014

Pandit Bhimsen Gururaj Joshi (1922-2011) was an Indian vocalist in the Hindustani classical tradition. A practisioner of the Kirana Gharana tradition, he is renowned for the khayal form of singing, as well as for his popular renditions of devotional music (bhajans and abhangs).

Here is a collection of photographs from our collection - mostly obtained from Joshi's biographer, Mohan Nadkarni.

Bhimsen Joshi Picture Album

Private collection of Mohan D. Nadkarni/Kamat's Potpourri
Bhimsen Joshi Rendering a Khayal
Bhimsen Joshi Rendering a Khayal

Private collection of Mohan D. Nadkarni/Kamat's Potpourri
Bhimsen joshi Addressing a Gathering
Bhimsen joshi Addressing a Gathering

Private collection of Mohan D. Nadkarni/Kamat's Potpourri
Bhimsen Joshi as a Young Man
Bhimsen Joshi as a Young Man

Private collection of Mohan D. Nadkarni/Kamat's Potpourri
Lost in a Raga
Lost in a Raga
Picture of Bhimsen Joshi

K.L. Kamat/Kamat's Potpourri
Bhimsen Joshi as a Young Man
Bhimsen Joshi as a Young Man
Dharwad, Karnataka

Private collection of Mohan D. Nadkarni/Kamat's Potpourri
Bhimsen Joshi (on left) with India Gandhi
Bhimsen Joshi (on left) with India Gandhi
Bombay, Circa 1960

Private collection of Mohan D. Nadkarni/Kamat's Potpourri
Bhimsen Joshi at Concert
Bhimsen Joshi at Concert
Joshi at the release of his biography Bhimsen Joshi -- The Man and His Music, 1983

 

See Also:

  • Hindustani Music -- A comprehensive lesson in learning to appreciate Hindustani classical music.

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Ustad Allauddin Khan

 

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