Music and Artworks Rabindranath Tagore Short Biography Rabindranath Tagore also known as Rabindranath Thakur was a prominent Indian poet and author who is one of the most celebrated literary figures of 20th century. His excellence in literature made Rabindranath Tagore become the first Asian to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in His father Maharishi Devendranath Tagore was a rich man and an aristocrat and his mother was Sarada Devi.
See Article History Alternative Title: He was highly influential in introducing Indian culture to the West and vice versa, and he is generally regarded as the outstanding creative artist of early 20th-century India.
In he became the first non-European to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature. The son of the religious reformer Debendranath Tagorehe early began to write verses, and, after incomplete studies in England in the late s, he returned to India.
There he published several books of poetry in the s and completed Manasia collection that marks the maturing of his genius. It contains some of his best-known poems, including many in verse forms new to Bengalias well as some social and political satire that was critical of his fellow Bengalis.
There he often stayed in a houseboat on the Padma River the main channel of the Ganges Riverin close contact with village folk, and his sympathy for them became the keynote of much of his later writing.
Tagore came to love the Bengali countryside, most of all the Padma River, an often-repeated image in his verse.
During these years he published several poetry collections, notably Sonar Tari ; The Golden Boatand plays, notably Chitrangada ; Chitra. He settled permanently at the school, which became Visva-Bharati University in Years of sadness arising from the deaths of his wife and two children between and are reflected in his later poetry, which was introduced to the West in Gitanjali Song Offerings Tagore was awarded a knighthood inbut he repudiated it in as a protest against the Amritsar Jallianwalla Bagh Massacre.
Rabindranath Tagore at ShantiniketanRabindranath Tagore seated, to left of man at blackboard at an open-air classroom, Shantiniketan, West Bengal. From Tagore spent long periods out of India, lecturing and reading from his work in Europethe Americas, and East Asia and becoming an eloquent spokesperson for the cause of Indian independence.Rabindranath Tagore FRAS (7 May – 7 August ), sobriquet Gurudev, was a Bengali polymath from the Indian subcontinent, who was a poet, musician and artist.
  He reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Rabindranath Tagore Short Biography Rabindranath Tagore (also known as Rabindranath Thakur) was a prominent Indian poet and author who is one of the most celebrated literary figures of 20th century.
His excellence in literature made Rabindranath Tagore become the first Asian to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in Rabindranath Tagore, Bengali Rabīndranāth Ṭhākur, (born May 7, , Calcutta [now Kolkata], India—died August7, , Calcutta), Bengali poet, short-story writer, song composer, playwright, essayist, and painter who introduced new prose and verse forms and the use of colloquial language into Bengali literature, thereby freeing it from traditional models based on classical Sanskrit.
Rabindranath Tagore was born on 7 th May, in Tagore family at Jorasanko, Kolkata. Rabindranath was a poet, a novelist, critic, short story writer, philosopher, educationist, scientists and social reformer.
Rabindranath Tagore: Rabindranath Tagore (–) was a Bengali poet and short-story writer who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in Rabindranath Tagore - Biography Rabindranath Tagore () was the youngest son of Debendranath Tagore, a leader of the Brahmo Samaj, which was a new religious sect in nineteenth-century Bengal and which attempted a revival of the ultimate monistic basis of .