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520, CH/033/0150
Community History Collection

Speaker: Saswat, Kumar, - 0, Interviewee, Male, Teacher of dance and music
Speaker: Hyde, C, Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Details background training in dance & music while in India. Describes how received invitation to come to Leicester to teach classical dance in 1985, becoming part of peripatetic system in schools/colleges. Talks about his work with students, events held, adapting to students' needs, pride in work. Mentions starting Sampa centre, 1993. Describes the role of guru, improving standards in Leicester, need to have thorough grounding in dance & music. Talks further about work done at Sampa, interplay of dance & music, hopes for future.
Place of birth: India
Marital Status: , Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1980s, 1990s
Language: English

Recording Date: 29/2/1996
Playing time: 35 mins
Access Restrictions: Restricted Item Copyright: CHCL
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: Yes
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