Grammy Award Winner Pandit

VISHWAMOHAN BHATT
Pd. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt is an Indian slide guitar player, who was born in july 12, 1952.bhatt has created Mohan Veena. In 1994 he performed Hindustani classical music and in that performance he won “Grammy award”.
Vishwa mohan bhatt has not only attracted India but become popular in other countries like US,Japan,Russia etc. By his Successful combination of sitar, sarod & veena. He added 14 more strings which help him to establish the instrument MOHAN VEENA to unbelievable heights. With blinding speed and faultless legato, Bhatt is undoubtedly one of the most expressive, versatile and greatest slide player in the world. Vishwa mohan bhatt has not mesmerized the world with his pristine pure, delicate yet fiery music. Veena is genius creation by him and he established it at the top most level in the mainstream of Indian classical music scenario. Being a great performer, Vishwa's electrifying performance always captivates the audience whether in the United States of America, Europe, Gulf countries or his motherland India. Vishwa Mohan has become the cultural ambassador of India by carrying the Herculean task of glorifying and popularizing Indian culture and music throughout the world. It was no surprise that Vishwa Mohan with his sheer virtuosity and limitless supply of melodies won the highest music award of the world, the GRAMMY AWARD IN 1994 along with Ry Cooder for their World Music Album, 'A MEETING BY THE RIVER' enhancing his celebrity status not only as a star performer but

Muscat. and throughout India. Scotland. although exposure such as an appearance on the 2004 Crossroads Guitar Festival. Switzerland. then scaling the Gulf of Dubai. Béla Fleck and Jerry Douglas. Bahrain. Abu Dhabi etc. Canada. which was organized by Eric Clapton. Vishwa Mohan has performed extensively in the USA. France.also as an improviser and a soulful composer and other fusion and pan-cultural collaborations with Western artists like Taj Mahal. that Bhatt is best known. Netherlands. Spain. Belgium. USSR. Italy. the Great Britain. Prepared by AMIT KUMAR MISHRA PGMF0904 . Al-Sharjah. Denmark. Germany. does allow for this side of his playing to reach a larger audience.

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