Uma Bose - Immortal Uma
Bose 'Nightingale of Bengal' - ECLP 2546 - (Condition 90-95%) - LP Record
Uma Bose (Hashi) (22 Jan
1921 - 22 Jan 1942) was a musical prodigy.She was born in Calcutta to Prabha
Bose (nee Mitra) and Dharani Bose. Her father, who built the Mackinnon
Mackenzie building in Calcutta and was a councillor of the Calcutta Municipal
Corporation, belonged to an eminent family of builders. On the maternal side
of her family, she was a great-granddaughter of Brajendranath De.She was a
disciple of Dilipkumar Roy, with whom she composed several songs.
She died of tuberculosis
on 22 January 1942, which was her 21st birthday.Such was her popularity, that
Mahatma Gandhi once described her as 'The Nightingale of Bengal' in 1937.
Bose - Immortal Uma Bose 'Nightingale of Bengal' - ECLP 2546