Interesting Facts You May Not Have Known about Indian Music and Indian Musicians (Part 2)

First Music School in India “Gandharva Mahavidyalaya” in Lahore, set up by Pandit Vishnu Digambar Paluskar on 5th May 1901, is the first music school in India. The Music school was run by funds that were raised by public support, concerts, and donations from the richer class of the society. Pandit Vishnu Digambar Paluskar returned to Mumbai in September 1908 to set up a branch of the Gandharva Mahavidyalaya. Finally, the Lahore school was shifted to Mumbai after Independence. First Musician to receive Padma Bhushan Award The first Indian musician to receive Padma Bhushan was M.S. Subbulakshmi, who received Padma […]