A Pioneer and Pillar of “Rathore Gharana” of Jaipur , Gopal Singh Jee is a Renowned Ghazal and Bhajan singer often popularly called as “Bhajan Samrat”of Rajasthan. With more than 50 years of Classical Singing experience his vocal chords create magic for the audience. He is an excellent Tabla Player, having learnt Tabla from his Guru Ustaad Hidayat Khan Ji.
With the blessings of God, Shri Gopal Singh Rathore inherited the divine gift of music from his parents. His father Late Shri Hanuman Singh Rathore was a renowned and experienced music teacher who was an eminent personality in the field of music in Rajasthan and was well-respected all across India. His mother Shrimati Shanti Devi was also a reputed singer. Owing to these familial values, Shri Gopal Singh Rathore developed a deep interest in music. Since childhood he has been actively participating in music events and has won laurels in many school and college level music competitions. He received his training in music from various respectable teachers as well as from his own father.
Along with his passion for music, he also harbored the dream of selflessly serving the country as a CID police officer. He first joined the crime branch of the police department and from 1976 till the present time, he has been serving the police department and the country. He kept alive his passion for music and gave training in music to all three of his children and ultimately served as an inspiration for his children to establish Woodnote Production.