17th June 2024

Who was Krishna Chandra Dey?


Krishna Chandra Dey (1893–1962) was better known as K. C. Dey. He was the uncle of the famous singer Manna Dey and also an exponent of music. He was a Bengali actor, singer, music composer and teacher. He was the first teacher of music and mentor of the legendary music composer Sachin Dev Burman. In 1906, when he was only thirteen years old, he completely lost his eyesight.

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