Agamani Gaan | Bengali Songs by ANANYA DAS

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Washington, DC, Sep 22, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Ananya Das started learning music from her mother Smt. Arundhati Das at the age of six. She formally trained for more than fifteen years with Smt. Kakoli Ray (wife of distinguished writer and Sahitya Academy award winner Sree Debesh Ray), a graduate of Sangeet Bhavan, Santiniketan. Smt. Ray is a disciple of the late Kanika Bandopadhyay and Nilima Sen. Ananya emulates their style of rendition of Rabindrasangeet, gayaki. She feels blessed to have learnt from Kanika’di and Nilima’di as well.

Ananya has a PhD in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from Harvard University where she worked with Dr. Jack Szostak (Dr. Szostak shared the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 2009).

She is currently a home-maker, bringing up her two lovely children, and enjoys cooking and singing for her family and friends. Ananya and her husband Sree D D Ganguly (a serial entrepreneur) split their time between Hyderabad, India, and Boston, Mass.

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