Amjad Ali Khan pens book on 12 music icons

Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan has authored a book on the lives and times of some of the greatest icons of Indian classical music.
Having known these stalwarts personally, Khan recalls anecdotes and details about their individual musical styles, bringing them alive in “Master on Masters”, publishers Penguin Random House said. The book will hit stores in the middle of this month. The 12 eminent musicians of the 20th century who appear in the book are Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Amir Khan, Begum Akhtar, Alla Rakha, Kesarbai Kerkar, Kumar Gandharva, M.S. Subbulakshmi, Bhimsen Joshi, Bismillah Khan, Ravi Shankar, Vilayat Khan and Kishan Maharaj. (PTI)