Mushtaq Hussain Khan

Mushtaq Hussain Khan

Mushtaq Hussain Khan
(1880-1964)

 

♫ Raga Mehkali

♫ Raga Jaladhar Kedar

♫ Raga Ramkali

♫ Raga Sarparda Bilawaltappa

 

About Mushtaq Hussain Khan



Mushtaq Hussain Khan (1880-1964) is considered one of the leading lights of the Rampur-Sahaswan vocal school. He was trained by his father Kallan Khan and elder brother Ashiq Hussain Khan. He also sought taleem from his father-in-law Inayat Hussain Khan, the doyen of the Rampur-Sahaswan gharana, and Senia Wazir Khan. Mushtaq Hussain Khan was honoured with the President’s Award In 1952 and the Padma Bhushan in 1957. He trained a number of students.

Reference: Musicians of India (Naya Prokash, 1993) by Amal Das Sharma.