He represents the 11th generation of the Benares Gharana tradition.
As a young child, he studied tabla with his mother, Mrs. Pramila Mishra, who was the granddaughter of the well-known tabla player Pandit Baiju Mishra of Benares. He started by studying vocal music with his father at the age of five and began his sitar lessons a year later.
That same year, after only six months of studying the sitar, he gave his first public performance on stage.
.Since 1994 he has been touring throughout Europe with his father. In the same year, he was chosen to receive the award of Young sitar player of India by Youth Festival. In 2000 he received an award of ” Sur Mani ” in Mumbai. His many projects include music workshops, solo performances for radio and television as well as world music programs with Indian and European artists. Moreover, he provides music lessons at the Academy of Indian Classical Music, the school he founded along with his father, Pandit Shivnath Mishra, in 2006.
He received a Masters’s degree in sitar from the Prayag Sangit Samiti in Allahabad.
In 2005, he performed and recorded an album with the Western Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra del Piemonte, in Torino, Italy.
In 2010, Deobrat Mishra played with Indian musicians in Denmark for Global Voices of percussion. Musicians from all over the world performed and Deobrat Mishra represented Indian music in this festival.
Mishra represented Indian music in this fest.
On June 12th, 2012, the Mishras created history by conducting an Orchestra of 108 sitar players in Varanasi- India. The Total number of musicians who performed was 151, including Tabla and Flute players. The piece was composed by Pandit Shivnath Mishra.
He is a performing member of groups like India Meets Europe in Luxembourg. Indo-European Music Ensemble in Italy, Trio Benares and Embryo in Germany, and Open Strings in Austria, and Soul of Benares in India.
With his father and nephew, Prashant Mishra on tabla, their group, “Music of Benares” tours around the world annually.