Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Born Today
Home/Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan photos

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Born:
October 13, 1948
Died:
August 16, 1997
Age:
48
Country:
Awards:
1 win.
Position in rating:
Some Facts
Considered one of the greatest singers ever recorded. He possessed a six-octave vocal range and could perform at a high-level of intensity for several hours.
Brother of Farrukh Fateh Ali Khan and uncle of Rahat Fateh Ali Khan.
His family have been musicans and singers of Qawwali (Islamic devotional music) for six centuries. Nusrat's father, himself a singer, died in 1964 when Nusrat was about 16. His father had wanted his son to become a doctor because Qawwali is a very challenging style to learn. Ten days after his father's death, Nusrat had a dream where his father came to him and told him to sing, touching his throat. Nusrat woke up singing, and gave his first public performance at his father's funeral ceremony forty days later.
Holds the world's record (verified by the Guinness Book of World Records) for the biggest recording output by a Qawwali artist (a total of 125 albums of recorded music).
Celebs News
Eddie Redmayne at the JFK with wife Hannah
Eddie Redmayne at the JFK with wife Hannah
Date | 2015-05-06 06:08:46
  Eddie Redmayne, the Oscar-winning star was seen at the JFK on Friday along with Hannah Bagshaw. The beautiful couple got married last in a ceremony at the Babington House. The newlyweds are still in their honeymoon phase. Eddie... Read More
Salma Hayek looks smart and prim in the black trouser suit
  It seems like it is business time for the gorgeous Salma Hayek as she looked quite smart and prime in the black trouser suit as she arrived at the JFK airport.She is quite popularly known for her great... Read More
Jennifer Lawrence ready to be proposed by Chris Martin
The American actress Jennifer Lawrence gained international success and fame after playing the role of Katniss Everdeen in the famous movie Hunger Games series. The Academy Award winner has seen quite a success since then and has starred... Read More
Born in 1948
Billy Crystal
Billy Crystal
March 14, 1948
Jorge Ortiz de Pinedo
Jorge Ortiz de Pinedo
March 26, 1948
Michael Kamen
Michael Kamen
April 15, 1948
Popular Celebrities