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13th October 1948

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Pakistani musician, primarily a singer of qawwali

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was a Pakistani musician, primarily a singer of Qawwali, the devotional music of the Sufis. Widely considered one of the greatest voices ever recorded, he possessed an extraordinary range of vocal abilities and could perform at a high level of intensity for several hours. Extending the 600-year old Qawwali tradition of his family, Khan is widely credited with introducing Qawwali music to international audiences. He is popularly known as "Shahenshah-e-Qawwali", meaning "The Emperor of Qawwali".

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  • Lived from
    1948 - 1997 (Died age 48)
  • Birthday:
    13th October 1948
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Star Sign:
    Libra
  • Place of Birth:
    Faisalabad
  • Country:
    Pakistan

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