Hariprasad Chaurasia born 1 July is an Indian Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia* - Flute director and classical flautist, who plays the bansurian Indian bamboo flute in the Hindustani classical tradition. Chaurasia was born in Allahabad in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. He had to learn music without his father's knowledge, as his father wanted him to become a wrestler.
He did go to the Akhada and train with his father for some time, although he also started learning music and practising at his friend's house. I was not any good at wrestling. I went there only to please my father. But maybe because of the strength and stamina I built up then, I'm able to play the bansuri even to this day. Chaurasia started learning vocal music from his neighbour, Rajaram, at the age of Later, he switched to playing the flute under the tutelage of Bholanath Prasanna of Varanasi for eight years.
She only agreed Ich Schau Dich An - Various - Kneipen Hits - Die Deutsche teach him if he was willing to unlearn all that he had learnt until then. Apart from Intimidator - Rhyme Or Reason - Rhyme Or Reason music, Hariprasad has collaborated with Shivkumar Sharmaforming a group called Shiv-Hari.
Pandit Chaurasia also collaborated with Odia musician Bhubaneswar Mishra, forming the pair "Bhuban-Hari" in line with Shiv-Hariand the pair composed music for many Odia movies, creating numerous songs that were hugely popular in the state. These include Muje janena kaha baata sung by Suman Kalyanpur; movie: Gapa helebi Salem - King Diamond - Voodoo ; and all songs from Maa o Mamata, and many more.
Pandit Chaurasia's nephew and pupil Rakesh Chaurasia is a highly accomplished flautist now, and has been performing globally with such eminent maestros as Ustad Zakir Hussain.
He serves as the artistic director of the World Music Department at the Rotterdam Music Conservatory in the Netherlands [ citation needed ]. He was also the founder of the Vrindavan Gurukul in Mumbai opened and Vrindavan Gurukul in Bhubaneshwar opened Pillars - Blind Samson - Pillars Both of these institutes are schools dedicated to training students in bansuri in the Guru-shishya tradition.
He The Shadow of Your Smile - Bunky Green - Playin For Keeps collaborated with several western musicians, including John McLaughlinJan Garbarekand Ken Lauberand has composed music for Indian Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia* - Flute.
Chaurasia was married to Kamla  and Anuradha. The documentary film Bansuri Guru features the life and legacy of Chaurasia and was directed by the musician's son Rajeev Chaurasia and produced by the Films Division, Ministry of Information and BroadcastingGovernment of India. Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia* - Flute with Shivkumar Sharma he composed music for. The music for the film Sirivennela was composed by K. Mahadevan which revolves around the role of Pandit Hari Prasad, a blind flautist played by Sarvadaman Banerjee and flute renditions by Chaurasia.
Some of his music is used in Mithaq Kazimi's 16 Days in Afghanistan. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Indian flautist. This section needs additional citations for verification.
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