Gopal was born in 1990, in a family that has a rich musical legacy. Gopal manifested his strong affinity toward music from early childhood. His father, Pt Gokul Chandra Das, also known as the Dhak Samrat, inspired him to accept music as a profession. Gopal trained under the able guidance of his father, who was a saxophonist at an early stage of his career and later became immensely popular as the Dhak player.
Gopal has successfully blended Saxophone, a Western instrument, into Indian Classical music with the help of strong influences from his family’s musical legacy. In his musical career spanning over 15 years, Gopal has performed in many concerts of Hindustani Classical music. He has also worked with many TV channels like DD7, STAR JALSHA, ETV BANGLA, ZEE BANGLA, AKASH BANGLA, to name a few. Apart from his mainstream instrument of choice, Saxophone, Gopal can also play Dhak, Bangla Dholok, Clarinet, Keyboard with excellent proficiency.
Having presented his recitals several times before the audience with overwhelming success, Gopal Das has been acclaimed by the connoisseurs as one of the most talented Saxophone players in Kolkata.