(Devanagari: सुरश्रीकॆसरबाईकॆरकर) (July 13, 1892 – September 16, 1977) was an
Indian classical vocalist of the Jaipur-Atrauli gharana.
Born in the tiny village
of Keri (also spelled "Querim"), in the Ponda taluka of North Goa,
Goa (then a Portuguese colony), at the age of eight Kerkar moved to Kolhapur
where she studied for eight months with Abdul Karim Khan. Upon her return to
Goa, she studied with the vocalist Ramkrishnabuwa Vaze (1871–1945). At the
age of 16 she moved to Mumbai, where she studied with various teachers,
eventually ending up as disciple to Ustad Alladiya Khan (1855–1946), the
founder of the Jaipur-Atrauli gharana, beginning in 1921. She belongs to
Gomantak Maratha Samaj.