Ustad Alladiya Khan

Ustad Alladiya Khan, popularly known as 'Gana Samrat' (literally meaning Emperor of music), was born in 1855 to a family of musicians. He established the Jaipur-Atrauli Gharana. As a musician, he served in the courts of various rulers. Among his favorite disciples were his brother Ustad Haider Khan, Kesarbai Kerkar and Mogubai Kurdikar. He passed away in 1946.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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