*Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande,* passed away on 19 September 1936

*Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande,* passed away on 19 September 1936

*Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande,* passed away on 19 September 1936, was an Indian musicologist who wrote the first modern treatise on Hindustani classical music, an art which had been propagated earlier for a few centuries mostly through oral traditions. During those earlier times, the art had undergone several changes, rendering the raga grammar documented in scant old outdated texts.

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