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Place of Music in his Life

Music was an important part of Rabindranath’s education. The family music teacher, Vishnu Chakraborty, taught youngsters the common Bengali folk songs. He has described how he loved them: Read more

Kadambari Tagore

Early Days with Jyotidada and Bouthakrun

Rabindranath was merely sixteen when he was included on the editorial board of the literary journal Bharati by his older brother Jyotirindranath who edited the Bharati. In its first issue Rabindranath contributed an “impudent” review of Michael Madhusudan Datta’s epic Meghnadbadh Kabya. Read more