The death of means the end of the greatest surbahar player in the history of Hindustani music. The reclusive 91-year-old was the daughter of Ustad Allauddin Khan of Maihar and Madina Begum. By general consensus of the cognoscenti of Hindustani music in the 1950s, she was the most musically gifted of her other three siblings. Born Roshanara she was rechristened Annapurna, goddess of infinite giving, by the Maharaja of Maihar, her father’s patron and pupil. Apart from older pupils l