Author: Lalbihari Sharma

Lalbihari Sharma was born in Chapra village in the United Provinces of India (now Bihar, India). Sharma was indentured by the British East India Company to work the sugarcane fields and published his chautal folksongs in 1916. A musician and singer, he is the first Indo-Caribbean writer to write and publish one of the only books written in the dialect of his village. Not much is known about his life other than the autobiographical information included in his work.

I Even Regret Night: Holi Songs of Demerara
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I Even Regret Night: Holi Songs of Demerara

Kaya Press

Poetry. Women's Studies. Music. Translated by Rajiv Mohabir. Award-winning Indo-Caribbean poet Rajiv Mohabir (THE COWHERD'S SON) brings his own poetic swagger and family history to a groundbreaking translation of Lalbihari Sharma's Holi Songs of Dem...

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