Ustad Rahim Fahimuddin Dagar

Dhrupad maestro Ustad Rahim Fahimuddin Dagar,a renowned practitioner of the Dagarvani style of music that originated from the Vedas, fellow of the Akademy passed away on July 27,2011.

He was known for the power and spontaneity of his alap and for his rich repertoire of traditional bandishes, some of which date back to the 12th and 13th centuries.

During a long carrier of performing concerts, he had distinguished himself by the quality of his raga elaboration and mastery over rhythm.

For his outstanding contribution to Hindustani music,.he was elected Fellow of Sangeet Natak Akademy this year.

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