Recording Pioneers


Deben BHATTACHARYA  1920 - 2001 PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

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Deben BHATTACHARYA  1920 - 2001

aka D. Bhattacharya
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birth 1920, Varanasi, INDIA
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death 2001, Paris, FRANCE
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marriage married on ............:
Jharna BOSE

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(ethno)musicologist, documentary filmmaker
field recordings

Bengali ethnomusicologist, radio and record producer.
Bhattacharya produced over 100 records, 23 films and published more than a dozen books mostly under the auspices of UNESCO.
Settled in Paris since 1954, his family gave his huge sound archive to Bibliothèque Nationale De France.

An account of Deben Bhattacharya's early career by the man himself can be found on the internet (Folkcatalogue's Blog).


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