Ali Akbar Khan


The Rex Foundation awarded the 2008 Ralph J. Gleason Award to the Ali Akbar College of Music to recognize the work done at the College to  teach, perform and preserve the classical music of North India, specifically the Seni Baba Allauddin Gharana tradition of its founder Ali Akbar Khan.

Ali Akbar Khan passed away on June 18, 2009.  We wish to express our best thoughts and condolences to the family and friends of Ali Akbar Khan.  The Ali Akbar College of Music website (www.aacm.org) provides more information about Ali Akbar Khan and all the good work that will continue because of what he started.