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Rita Dev

Rita Dev

Hindustani classical singer
Rita Dev
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Intro Hindustani classical singer
Is Singer
From India
Type Music
Gender female
Birth Assam, India
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Biography

Dr. Rita Dev is a Hindustani classical singer. She is a disciple of the Thumri vocalist Padma Vibhushan Vidhushi, Dr. Girija Devi.

Dev was born in Assam.

Early life and education

Dev completed her primary education in classical music at an early age under the guidance of Guru Nirmal Acharya. After pursuing M.A. from Banaras Hindu University, she did her Doctrate in classical music under the guidance of Prof. Chittaranjan Jyotishi of Gwalior Gharana. She also got a golden opportunity of learning light classical music under the Legendary Vocalist of Banaras Gharana, Late. Pt. Mahadev Prasad Mishra.

Career

Dev is Professor (vocal) and head of the department of music, associated with Agra College, Agra.

Awards

Dev received several prestigious awards and honors including the Pt. Omkarnath Thakur Award, Swara Ratna, Sangeet Ratna and many more.

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https://www.bhaskar.com/news/latest-sarni-news-050030-2342176.html
https://www.amarujala.com/uttar-pradesh/varanasi/banarasi-singer-rita-dev-talks-about-sawan-music
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/events/mumbai/a-concert-brings-pandit-prabhakar-karekar-purbayan-chatterjee-and-dr-rita-dev-together/articleshow/66411036.cms
http://meetkalakar.com/Artist/1822-Rita-Dev
https://ritadev.com/index.html
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