b. May 2, 1921, Calcutta, India.d. April 23, 1992, Calcutta, India.
There is an archive on Satyajit Ray, satyajitray.org which contains, among other things, a biography of Ray along with discussion of his films, his technique of filmmaking, books and videos of Ray and critics commenting on Ray's works.
The following blog contains a penetrating analysis of 20 of Ray's best films