Girija Devi was born in 1929 in Varanasi India. She is an Indian classical singer from Banaras gharana.
Recognitions and awards:
- Awarded with the Padma Shri in 1972.
- Awarded with Padma Bhushan in 1989.
- Got Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1977.
- Got Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship in 2010.
- Awarded with Maha Sangeet Samman Award in 2012.
- Awarded with Sangeet Samman Award in the Dover Lane Music Conference.