S. N. Ratanjankar

Shri Shrikrishna Narayan Ratanjankar was born in December, 1899. He received training in music from such eminent musicians as Pandit Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, Ustad Fiaz Khan, Shri Krishna Bhat Honnaver and Pandit Anant Manohar Joshi.
While his eminence in singing both in the field of Dhrupad and Khayal is well recognised, Shri Ratanjankar through his learning and researches has carved for himself a pre-eminent place in the world of music. For thirty long years he was the Principal of the Bhatkhande College of Hindustani Music in Lucknow, where he brought distinction to the teaching of music.
For his contributions to music Shri Ratanjankar has been elected a Fellow of the Sangeet Natak Akademi.