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Sanjay Chakrabarty is a sound designer, classical singer, a sitar maestro, a harmonium accompanist, an established music composer, a music therapist and a poet based at Kolkata,India.

Biography

Sanjay Chakrabarty was born in Shyamnagar, West Bengal to Ajit Chakrabarty. He was brought educated in Amar Krishna Pathshala, Bhatpara in his initial years. In his formative years, he was in close contact with legendary author Samaresh Basu. He graduated from University of Calcutta with Honours in Bengali Literature, after a stint with physiology.

Career

He started as a tabla solo performer, but was soon to be seen as Harmonium accompanist to maestroes such as Bhimsen Joshi, Kishori Amankar and Ullhas Koshalkar. He then switched to composition, lyrics and concurrently, research on music therapy. After many years of performing as a vocalist, and as a composer and music director, he founded his own NGO, Vyaas in 2009. He is dedicated to rejuventaing the Indian heritage and way of life with his own recipe of music.

Family

Sanjay is the son of Ajit Chakrabarty and Jayanti Chakrabarty, and the younger brother of Ajoy Chakraborty. Sanjay is married to Reshmi Chakrabarty, nee Roychowdhury, since 1998.


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