Prabha Atre


Dr. Prabha Atre is a distinguished classical vocalist, one of the senior musicians of the Kirana Gharana in India. She began her training under the guidance of the late Sureshbabu Mane and his sister, Padma Bhushan Hirabai Barodekar. Dr. Atre has been known to draw inspiration from renowned maestro, Ustad Amir Khan and Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, but has exhibited innovation and creativity in her music, establishing herself as a notable vocalists in the realm of classical music. Dr. Atre’s musical discipline ranges from genres which include Khayal, Thumri, Dadra, Ghazal, Natyasangeet, amongst others. She is a recipient of the Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, Kalidas Samman, Sangeet Natak Akademi Award and Tagore Akademi Ratna. She breathed her last on January 14, 2024 at the age of 92.