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Dr. Prabha Atre
Lifetime achievement in Hindustani Classical Vocal

An internationally renowned Hindustani Classical music vocalist is a living legnd of the Kirana gharana. besides being an accomplished performer she has also excelled as a brilliant thinker, researcher, academician, reformer, author, composer and guru.

She is a Science and Law graduate, Doctorate in Music, Assistant Producer with All India Radio, Professor and Head of the Department of Post-Graduate Studies & Research in Music, SNDT Women's University, Mumbai.

Her very first book 'Swaramayee' has bagged the Maharashtra Government award. Her 3 books 'Swaraanginee', 'Swaranjanee' and 'Swararangee' carry 550 of her compositions. 'Antahswar' is her book of poems on music and musical experiences.

Dr. Prabha Atre has been honoured with the 'Padmashree' and 'Padmabhushan' by the Government of India. 'Sangeet Natak Akademi' Award and 'Tagore Akademi Ratna' by the Central Sangeet Natak Akademi and several State Awards, 'Kalidas Samman', 'Tanariri Sangeet Sanman', 'Bharat Ratna Pt. Bhimsen Joshi Shastreeya Sangeet Jeevan Gaurav Puraskar', 'Mallikarjun Mansur Samman' in recognition of her lifetime services in the field of classical Vocal music.

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