Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore[a] (Listeni/rəˈbindrəˈnɑːt ˈtɑːɡɔːr/; Bengali pronunciation: [robind̪ro nat̪ʰ ʈʰakur]), an aa written Ravīndranātha Thākura[1] (7 Mey 1861 – 7 August 1941),[b] sobriquet Gurudev,[c] wis a Bengali polymath who reshaped Bengali leeteratur an muisic, as well as Indian airt wi Contextual Modernism in the late 19t an early 20t centuries.

Nobel prize medal.svg Rabindranath Tagore
রবীন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর
Rabindranath Tagore in 1909.jpg
Tagore (c.1915)
Native nameরবীন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর
BornRabindranath Thakur
7 Mey 1861(1861-05-07)
Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, Breetish Indie
Dee'd7 August 1941(1941-08-07) (aged 80)
Calcutta
ThriftWriter, penter
LeidBengali, Inglis
EthnicityBengali
Leeterar muivementContextual Modernism
Notable warksGitanjali, Gora, Ghare-Baire, Jana Gana Mana, Rabindra Sangeet, Amar Shonar Bangla (ither wirks)
Notable awairdsNobel Prize in Leeteratur
1913
SpooseMrinalini Devi (m. 1883–1902)
Bairnsfive bairns, twa o whom died in bairnhuid
RelativesTagore faimily

SignaturClose-up on a Bengali wird haundwritten wi angular, jaunty letters.

NotesEedit

  1. Romanised frae Bengali script: Robindronath Ţhakur.
  2. Bengali calendar: 25 Baishakh, 1268 – 22 Srabon, 1348 (২৫শে বৈশাখ, ১২৬৮ – ২২শে শ্রাবণ, ১৩৪৮ বঙ্গাব্দ).
  3. Gurudev translates as "divine mentor".[2]

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Tagore, Sir Rabindranath", in Webster's Biographical Dictionary (1943), Springfield, MA: G. & C. Merriam.
  2. Sil 2005.