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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Country
Pakistan
Bio / info
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan (13 October 1948 – 16 August 1997), a world-renowned Pakistani musician, was primarily a singer of Qawwali, the devotional music of the Sufis. Considered one of the greatest singers ever recorded, he possessed extraordinary 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 King of Kings of Qawwali."
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Mawwal — Black Flies Mawwal — Black Flies
(Ancient Records no#, 2007, CD)
Peter Gabriel — Long Walk Home (aka Rabbit Proof Fence) Peter Gabriel — Long Walk Home (aka Rabbit Proof Fence)
(RealWorld 7243 8 12238 2 6, 2002, CD)
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan & Michael Brook — Remixed: Star Rise Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan & Michael Brook — Remixed: Star Rise
(RealWorld RW 68, 1997, CD)
Peter Gabriel — Passion Peter Gabriel — Passion
(Geffen Records 9 24206-2, 1989, CD)
 

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