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Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Dhrupad maestro Ustad Hussain Sayeeduddin Dagar passes away


Ustad Hussain Sayeeduddin Dagar, a classical vocalist and one of the leading exponents of Dhrupad tradition, passed away following a brief illness in Pune. He was 78.

Dhrupad is a Sanskrit blend of Dhruva (immovable) and Pad (verse). It has its roots in ancient times, it was first mentioned in 3rd Century B.C. in the Natyashastra.

Source- The Hindu

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