gharana is a gharana (musical heritage) of Hindustani
classical music centered in the North-Uttar Pradesh towns of Rampur
founder of Rampur-Sahaswan gharana
is Ustad Inayat Hussain Khan (1849-1919), son-in-law of Haddu Khan
of the Gwalior gharana. Inayat Hussain Khan was born in Sahaswan
and lived his professional life in Rampur.Inayat Hussain Khan's
two sons-in-law Mushtaque Hussain Khan and Nissar Hussain Khan continued
the tradition.Nissar Hussain, who received his training from his
grandfather Ustar Haidar Hussain Khan also trained up his son and
successor Sarafraz Hussain (who expired in 1999), son-in-law Ghulam
Akbar and son-in-law Hafiz Ahmed Khan.
Modern exponents of the gharana like Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan
have added some new dimensions in the style to make it more complete.
Others associated with the gharana include Ghulam Sadiq Khan, Shanno
Khurana and Sulochana Brihaspati. Ustad Rashid Khan is a popular
exponent of this Gharana.
R. Haryson-a Senior Guru in the Hindustani Music field initially
learnt tabla under Ustad Gameh Khan Saheb , his brother Ustad
Munnu Khan Saheb and son Ustad Inam Ali khan Saheb of
Delhi Gharana. In fact Ustad Munnu Khan Saheb used to say
time and again " Haryson is my first and foremost disciple who has
imbibed my teachings fully and systematically".The great tabla player
Ustad Latif Ahmed Khan Saheb used to regard him as his elder
brother , guide and philosopher. Out of regard, Ustad Latif Ahmed
Khan never used to demonstrate his world renowned tabla playing
skills before Ustad Haryson.
Ustad Hafiz Ahmed Khan
Haryson further received vocal training under Ustad Hafiz
Ahmed Khan and Ustad Ghulam Mustafa of Rampur Sahaswan Gharana.
Being exceptionally creative and endowed with exceptional observational
powers he also learnt the sitar all by himself. Even
Ustad Vilayat Khan Saheb was once astonished at his knowledge
of the secrets of the Sitar techniques and requested him to teach
these techniques only to deserving disciples.Sri. Lalitkumar, his
son and Radio artist(Sitar)-- has been a fortunate recipient of
some of these techniques.
the tabla, Ustad Haryson had accompanied various renowned artists
until an unfortunate accident forced him to lead a life of a Teacher
and Guru rather than a performer.He has trained numerous students
for the B.A. and M.A music exams of New Delhi University. He has been
much in demand as a Judge for Classical music competitions and his
judgements have been highly relied upon by all.He co-founded a music
society 'Ankur' which has served the cause of classical music
for over 20 years.Over the past 50 years he has imparted his
knowledge and grace to various disciples. Lalitkumar, Satishkumar,
Arun Mishra ,Krishnna Natarajan and many others are recipients of