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Omrao Khan

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Omrao Khan beenkar was a vina wizard of 18th century. He was the descendant of Naubat Khan.

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Early life

Omrao Khan beenkar was born in Agra to Naubat Khan II.He was the nephew of Nirmol Shah and first cousin of Pyar Khan,Jafar Khan and Basit Khan.He came to Banda on the invitation of Nawab of Banda Hashmat Jung.Omrao Khan had two sons Ameer Khan beenkar and Rahim Khan.Ameer Khan was the father of legendary Vina player Wazir Khan (Rampur)

Disciples

Omrao Khan was the master of Nawab of Banda 'Hashmat Jung' or Ali Bahadur II who participated in the 1857 war of independence.He was also the master of Ali Naqi the prime minister of Awadh state and Raja sahab Rewa

Surbahar

Omrao Khan invented Surbahar and taught it to his famous disciple Ghulam Mohammad at Banda.

References

Omrao Khan Wikipedia


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