Pt. Bhola Nath Prasanna
Pt. Bholanath Prasanna was an Indian flute or bansuri player
He was born in Varanasi. He was the guru of celebrated flute
player Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia.

He was the brother of well known shehnai player Pandit
Raghunath Prasanna.

Career

Bholanath Prasanna learnt Indian classical music from his
father Pt. Gauri Shanker of Varanasi,,and later on he learnt
from Thumri Samrat Pt. Mahadev Prasad Mishra of Varanasi.
Pt. Bhola Nath Prasanna introduced Krishna bansuri in
Prasanna family

Bholanath Prasanna was the recipient of various awards and honors including Uttar Pradesh Sangeet Natak Academy Award (1989) Category (Shehnai)

He spread and taught bansuri to numerous disciples among them are: Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia, Pt. Rajendra Prasanna (Nephew), Pt. Niranjan Prasad, Ajay Shankar Prasanna (son).
Pt. Bholanath Prasanna was an Indian flute or bansuri player. He was born in Varanasi. He was the guru of celebrated flute player Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia.

He was the brother of well known shehnai player Pandit Raghunath Prasanna.

Career

Bholanath Prasanna learnt Indian lassical music from his father Pt. Gauri Shanker of Varanasi,,and later on he learnt from Thumri Samrat Pt. Mahadev Prasad Mishra of Varanasi.Pt. Bhola Nath Prasanna introduced Krishna bansuri in
Prasanna family

Bholanath Prasanna was the recipient of various awards and honors including Uttar Pradesh Sangeet Natak Academy Award (1989) Category (Shehnai)

He spread and taught bansuri to numerous disciples among them are: Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia, Pt. Rajendra Prasanna (Nephew), Pt. Niranjan Prasad, Ajay Shankar Prasanna (son).