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Khagen Mahanta, Archana Mahanta & Hiren Bhattacharyya, 2012
17 August 1941|
Nagaon, Assam, India
|Died||12 June 2014
Khagen Mahanta (Assamese: খগেন মহন্ত) (17 August 1941 – 12 June 2014) was folk and traditional musician. Mahanta was known as the "King of Bihu". His Bihu songs, Borgeet and other folk songs helped shaped the form of his society. The artist along with his wife Archana Mahanta and son Angaraag Mahanta represent one of the most influential families in Assamese music.
He died on 12 June 2014 from heart disease, aged 72.
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