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Gauhar Jaan
Wed, 2018-Jun-27 01:50 UTC
Length - 1:43


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With 458,106 views on Tuesday, 26 June 2018 our article of the day is Gauhar Jaan.

Gauhar Jaan (born Angelina Yeoward, 26 June 1873 – 17 January 1930) was an Indian singer and dancer from Calcutta. She was one of the first performers to record music on 78 rpm records in India, and released by Gramophone Company of India. Having recorded more than 600 records in more than ten languages between 1902 to 1920, Gauhar Jahan is credited with popularising Hindustani classical music such as thumri, dadra, kajri, tarana during the period.





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