The Morning Song of India

The Morning Song of India


Rabindranath  Tagore Rabindranath Tagore

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Rabindranath Tagore, during his tour of South India in 1919, spent some days at the Theosophical College, Madanapalle, (then part of Madras) at the invitation of its Principal James H Cousins. Tagore sang the song Jana Gana Mana at the function there. The college authorities, greatly impressed by the lofty ideals of the song, selected it as their...More
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Rabindranath Tagore, born as Robindronath Thakur, (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941) was a Bengali polymath- poet, writer, composer, philosopher and painter. He reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Author of the "profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse" of Gitanjali, he became in 1913 the first non-European as well as the first lyricist to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. Tagore's poetic songs were viewed as spiritual and mercurial.

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