History of Maihar Gharana
This gharana was established in the 19th century. Allaudin Khan is thought to be its creator because during his time as a court musician, he completely reshaped the Maihar gharana of Indian classical music.
Famous Musicians of Maihar Gharana
The famous musicians of Maihar gharana include sitarists late Ravi Shankar and late Nikhil Banerjee, Allauddin Khan's son sarod player late Ali Akbar Khan, daughter Annapurna Devi and grandsons Aashish Khan and late Dhyanesh Khan.
The other musicians well-known for popularizing this art form include the sarodiya late Bahadur Khan, Sharan Rani, late Vasant Rai, late Rajesh Chandra Moitra, Rajeev Taranath, violinist late V. G. Jog guitarists Brij Bhushan Kabra, Vishwa Mohan Bhatt and his nephew Krishna Bhatt, flautists Pannalal Ghosh, Hariprasad Chaurasia, Nityanand Haldipur, Ronu Majumdar, sitarists Chandrakant Sardeshmukh and many others.
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