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Jasraj

Indian classical vocalist

Died when: 90 years 202 days (1086 months)
Star Sign: Aquarius

 

Jasraj

{{Infobox person| name = Pandit Jasraj| image = Fasraj Performing at Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya, Bhopal in Poonam-35 Program (2015)| birth_date = 28 January 1930| birth_place = Hisar, British Punjab(now Fatehabad, Haryana, India)| birth_name = Jasraj| death_date = 17 August 2020 (aged 90)| death_place = [[New|Shaarang Dev Pandit|Durga Jasraj}}| relatives = Pandit Maniram (brother)| awards = See awards and honours| website = www.panditjasraj.com | module = Musical careerGenresHindustani classical musicInstrumentssinging, tablaYears active1945–2020 }}Pandit Jasraj (28 January 1930 – 17 August 2020) was an Indian classical vocalist, belonging to the Mewati gharana (musical apprenticeship lineage).

His musical career spanned 75 years resulting in national and international fame, respect and numerous major awards and accolades.His legacy includes memorable performances of classical and semi-classical vocal music, classical and devotional music, albums and film soundtracks, innovations in various genres including Haveli Sangeeth and popularizing the Mewati Gharana - a school of thought in Hindustani classical music.

Pandit Jasraj taught music to amateur and professional students in India, Europe, Canada and the United States.


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