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Rabindranath Tagore

 (1861 - 1941)
Rabindranath Tagore was active/lived in India.  Rabindranath Tagore is known for painting.

Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore, the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913, was a renowned poet and artist.  In retaliation to the conventional educational establishments in Bengal, Rabindranath Tagore founded an Ashram in Santiniketan in 1901.  Its core principles was to develop an anti-colonial artistic and literary aesthetic connected to India's heritage.  His aim was to create a dynamic and fluid learning environment removed from the parrot learning by wrote styles favoured elsewhere.

Tagore's elite status served to attract rising artists to Santiniketan and its avant-garde teaching style created a distinctive type of schooling.  A well known associate of Rabindranath's nephe  ...  Displaying 750 of 4066 characters.

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About  Rabindranath Tagore

Born:  1861
Died:   1941
Known for:  painting