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Susheela Raman

Born in London in 1973 to South Indian parents, Susheela Raman moved to Australia when she was very young. Still, she grew up singing South Indian classical music and giving recitals at an early age. In 1995 Raman went to India to study with Shruti Sadolikaar, one of the greatest living Hindustani vocalists. Returning to England in 1997, she began working with Sam Mills who had made a record called “Real Sugar” with a Bengali singer named Paban Das Baul. The record inspired Raman because it bridged a gap and found common ground for Indian music to be expressed to a new audience.

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Susheela Raman 7/21/03: Susheela Raman

Rising star Susheela Raman boldly uses her sensuous voice to weave music of India with sounds from her Western upbringing and its European, African and Asian musical influences.

Susheela Raman

Rising star Susheela Raman boldly uses her sensuous voice to weave music of India with sounds from her Western upbringing and its European, African and Asian musical influences.

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