K.C. Dey - P. 11812 - (Condition 85-90%) - 78 RPM

Krishna Chandra Dey (1893–1962), better known as K.C. Dey, was a Bengali actor, singer, music composer and teacher born in Calcutta (now Kolkata). He was S.D. Burman's first musical teacher and mentor. In 1906, at the age of thirteen, he lost his eyesight and became completely blind. He worked for various theatre groups and finally went on to work for New Theatres in Kolkata until 1940. He is best remembered for his Kirtan songs. K.C. Dey recorded around 600 songs, mostly in Bengali, Hindi, Urdu, Gujurati and 8 Naats (Muslim religious songs).

Dey sang and composed music for movies from 1932 till 1946. He also acted in movies in the same period. Dey used to travel from Calcutta to Bombay (Mumbai) to take part in movies. In 1942 he moved to Bombay. Dey quit movies in 1946 after the quality of both his music and singing started going down. The blind singer died in Kolkata on 28 November 1962. Famous playback singer Manna Dey was his nephew.

Record Details

Title

K.C. Dey - P. 11812

Singer

K.C. Dey

Genre

Private Songs

Language

Bengali

Label

HMV 

Made In

India

Manufacture

The Gramophone Company  Limited

Serial No.

P. 11812

Side One

  • Bengali Songs 1

K.C. Dey

Side Two

  • Bengali Songs 2

K.C. Dey

Specification

Size

10 Inches

Speed

78 RPM

Record Condition

85-90%

Cover Condition

Excellent

Record Details
Genre Private Songs
Label HMV
Language Bengali
Size 10 Inches
Speed 78 RPM
Singer
Singer - 1 K.C. Dey
Songs
Side1 - Song1 Bengali Songs 1
Side2 - Song1 Bengali Songs 2

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K.C. Dey - P. 11812 - (Condition 85-90%) - 78 RPM

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