|Artist Birtday :||03/08/1980 (Age 39)|
|Born In :||London, United Kingdom|
|Occupation(s) :||Singer-Composer, Singer-Songwriter, Singer|
|Genres :||Pop, Soul|
|Web Site :||www.facebook.com/ashkinglive/|
Ash King (born Ashutosh Ganguly) is a singer, Songwriter and composer of half Bengali and half Gujarati origin based in London. He made his playback singing debut in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s Delhi-6.
Ash King hails from a family of musicians who has shaped his relationship with music. His grandfather Brajendra Lal Ganguly was the first Indian classical music teacher at Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore’s home and school Shantiniketan, and also a prominent freedom fighter for India and close ally of Subhas Chandra Bose and first cousin of Kishore Kumar’s father.
King spent his childhood surrounded by celebrated musical artists with whom his father worked closely with. Music has always run in his family. His father used to perform with Ravi Shankar in India back in the sixties. He recalls that when he was very young, George Harrison visited their house at Wembley as he was into Indian classical music. His mother hails from Karamsad, Gujarat.