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Durlabh Bhattacharya

Durlabh Bhattacharya was a renowned pakhavaj players of Bengal. He had learnt from Murari Mohan Gupta, and used to regulary accompany Radhika Prasad Goswami. His accompaniment is said to have been characterised by maintaining a beauty and balance in following the singing. He died in the Pathuriaghata Rajbari after suffering a stroke while playing at a concert there.

For more on Durlabh Bhattacharya and other musicians of his time with rare photographs see book Dhrupad of the Dagars, Conceptual Foundations and Contemporary Questions

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