Amrita Bazar Patrika | 25 december, 1940 | Page 7

Amrita Bazar Patrika | 25 december, 1940 | Page 7

Amrita Bazar Patrika | 25 december, 1940 | Page 7                                

Coming Calcutta Attraction

Music Festival

All Bengal Music Confce

At First Empire

The seventh session of the All-Bengal Music Conference sits on board the First Empire on and from Sunday the 29th December next and lasts till Wednesday the 1st January – 1941. There will be in all eight sittings.

The following famous artists will demonstrate classical music and dance at the Conference: –

  1. Khan Saheb Mustaque Hossain Khan of Rampur State, the famous Kheyaliya who belongs to the Gharowana (School) of Enayet Hossain of Rampur.
  2. Pandit Omkarnath Thakur, Sangit-Martanda of the School of Late Pandit Vishnu Digambar, (Kheyal and Bhajan).
  3. Khan Saheb Golam Ali Khan, famous Kheyaliya and son of Ali Bux of Lahore.
  4. Srimati Hirabai Barodekar, a disciple of the late Khan Saheb Abdul Karim Khan of Bombay, (Khayal and Thumri).
  5. Srimati Saraswati Bai of Bombay (Kheyal).
  6. Khan Saheb Ziauddin, son of Taksuddin Khan brother of Late Ustad Alabande Khan (Dhrupad and Alap).
  7. Khan Saheb Bhai Lal Muhammad Rababi, a disciple of famous Hindu musician Bhaskar Rao.
  8. Magan Lal, a disciple of Lachmi Narayan, of Panchgachia, Bhagalpur.
  9. Vilayatoo’s Sahnai Party of Benares.
  10. Anokhelal of Benares (Tabla).
  11. Miss Menaka Bai of Bombay, (Dance).
  12. Master Madan, 14 – year – old musician of Delhi Radio.
  13. Sundaram Aiyar, renowened violinist of Madras.
  14. Hiralal, famous dancer of Jaipur.
  15. Khan Saheb Samsuddin of Bombay, (Tabla).

Some of the famous Calcutta musicians will also demonstrate.



“Amrita Bazar Patrika [Daily]. Vol: 72; Issue:355 (25 December 1940).” Accessed December 16, 2016.;catid=226947;r=26962.


Identified by Rajeswary Ganguly Banerjee, Research Fellow

Data processed at SAP-DRS Lab, Department of Instrumental Music, Rabindra Bharati University.