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Birth Details –

Place – Sikandara near Agra, Uttar Pradesh

Date of Birth – 8 February 1886



Faiyaz Khan Life Story in English Pdf

Faiyaz Khan Biography InEnglish

Family –

Father- Safdar Hussain

Teacher – Ghulam Abbas

The contribution of Gharanas in North Indian music has been commendable. Whenever the discussion of Agra Gharana arises, then the name of Late Faiyaz Khan is remembered.

In the first half of the 20th century, no Muslim singer got as much respect as Fayaz Khan got.

Wearing black sherwani and white turban, when he used to come with Rangambadi Aada along with his disciples, it seemed as if he was a wrestler-singer. He could be recognized from a distance by his athletic body, big moustache, double body and height of about 6 feet.

Career –

• The record of his Thumri sung by Bajuband Khul Khul Jaye is very famous. Dhrupad used to recite nom tom like dhamar even in his thoughts. In between you only Anant Hari used to speak sometimes. After making elaborate alap, he used to start the bandish of the song. His style of vocalization represents the Agra Gharana and on listening to it one remembers that Gharana. This part of him is found a little in his disciples.

  • Fayaz Khan was also a good writer. She named herself Prempriya in her writings. He also composed many bandhis.
  • Jaijaivanti – “More temples have no flame now”
  • Raag Jog – “Aaj Morai Ghar Aaye”
  • Lalit Raga  – “Tadpat Hu Jaise Jal Bin Meen”
  • Nat Bihag – “Jhan Jhan Payal Baje Records

Bandish recording of other songs has also been done, and these songs are very popular and of high quality.

  • Even while living in the Baroda court, he went to participate in music conferences and Akashvani programs with the permission of Maharaj.
  • Jaijawanti, Lalit, Darbari, Sughrai, Todi, Ramkali, Puriya, Purvi etc. were his favorite ragas.
  • Late Pt. Yas Yan Ratanjankar, Dilip Chandra Bedi, Vilayat Hussain, Latafat Hussain, Sharafat Hussain, Azmat Hussain, Ata

The Gurukul lineage

Some of his best-known students were  –

  • Vidushi Dipali Nag
  • Dilip Chand Bedi
  • Sohan Singh
  • Asad Ali Khan
  • Dhruvatara Joshi
  • Shrikrishna Ratanjankar
  • Jnanendra Prasad Goswamy
  • Khadim Hussain Khan
  • Vilayat Hussain Khan
  • Latafat Hussain Khan
  • Ata Hussain Khan
  • Sharafat Hussain Khan.

Faiyaz Khan himself was an admirer of Abdul Karim Khan of Kirana gharana. S. N. Ratanjankar was perhaps the last of his pupils who excelled both as a teacher and as a performer.

Other Information

  • Death Date – 5 November 1950
  • Place – Baroda.

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Question Related to Faiyaz Khan

What is the Date of Birth And Place of Faiyaz Khan ?

Place – Sikandra near Agra, Uttar Pradesh
Date of Birth – 8 February 1886

What is the name of Faiyaz Khan Father ?

Safdar Hussain

Who were the famous students of Fayaz Khan?

• Vidushi Deepali Nag
• Dilip Chand Bedi
• Sohan Singh
• Asad Ali Khan
• Dhruvatara Joshi
• Shri Krishna Ratanjankar
• Gyanendra Prasad Goswami
• Khadim Hussain Khan
• Vilayat Hussain Khan
• Latafat Hussain Khan

What is the name of Faiyaz Khan’s teacher?

Ghulam Abbas

When did Faiyaz Khan die?

Death Date – 5 November 1950
Place – Baroda.

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