An insightful biography of the iconic musician S. D. Burman, rich in details about his life and his music. A golden voice capable of making one stop in onestracks, an uncanny understanding of audience expectation and an astute ability to create something original using various musical techniques and genres these are some of the characteristics that defined Sachin Dev Burman, lovingly referred to as SD. One of the greatest artists to have risen on the Indian musical firmament and captivated the imagination of millions, SDs musical talent was appreciated by connoisseurs and commoners alike. Combining folk and classical styles, SD gave the world a form of music that could be the both the boatmans and the ustads own. In S. D. Burman: The World of His Music, Khagesh Dev Burman paints a vivid picture of Sachin-kartas life, delving into his childhood, things that shaped his character and musical talent, the days of struggle and the rise of the maestro. Complete with detailed lists of his songs and analyses of his unique style and music, this book is one that every music lovers shelf should boast of. A book published by Rupa Publications, 2013.