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Rabindranath Tagore – a dreamy 160th anniversary playlist – May 7

Rabindranath Tagore

One of India’s brightest lights, Rabindranath Tagore, was born on May 7th, 1861. He is famous for being the first Indian to receive the Nobel Prize in 1913 for his literary work. While he is strongly identified with Eastern India and the Bengali Renaissance, his works have been inclusive and adopted by all India. Playlist of history, poems and music. Click on menu top right to select individual videos Stories by Rabindranath Tagore and the Bengali Renaissance His style of writing, dreamy prose and romance was perfect for the Edwardian era in Europe and propelled him to fame. A good sense of his art can be found in the Netflix series Stories By Rabindranath Tagore. We believe that the treatment has been good and fair, with minor modern interpretations that don’t spoil his writing. None of his work was accidental, …

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