Zakir Hussain Biography In English Pdf Life Story 1951 -1969

Zakir Hussain Biography
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Zakir Hussain Biography In English

Birth Details –

Place – 9 March 1951

Date of Birth – Mumbai, India

Marital Status – Married

Nationality – Indian

Zakir Hussain Biography in English

Physical Appearance –

Eye Color – Black

Hair Color – Black

Family –

Father  – Allah Rakha

Sister – Razia , Khurshid

Brother – Taufiq Qureshi, Fazal Qureshi

Wife – Antonia Minecola

Daughter – Anisa Qureshi , Isabella Qureshi

Education –

  • Zakir Hussain received his early education from “St. Michael’s High School, Mahim”. Graduated from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai (St. Xavier’s College-Autonomous, Mumbai).

Ustad Zakir Hussain has an international reputation in both tabla playing and music. The fine art of tabla playing made Ustad Zakir Hussain famous all over the world. The tunes emanating from his tabla touch the hearts of the people, hence he is known as the world famous tabla player.

Personal Life –

  • Zakir Hussain is married to “Antonia Minecola” who is also a Kathak dancer and teacher.
  • They have two daughters, Anisa Qureshi and Isabella Qureshi. Anisa Qureshi is a graduate of UCLA – University of California, Los Angeles and is trying her hand at making films.
  • Isabella Qureshi is studying dance in Manhattan.

Career –

  • India’s famous tabla player Ustad Zakir Hussain (Zakir Hussain) was born on 9 March 1951. Zakir Hussain is the son of tabla maestro Ustad Allah Rakha. His childhood was spent in Mumbai only.
  • After his early education and college, Zakir Hussain started establishing himself in the field of art.
  • His first album “Living in the Material World” came in 1973. After this album, Zakir Hussain decided that he would spread his voice all over the world.
  • From 1973 to 2007, Zakir Hussain continued to showcase the power of his tabla notes at various international festivals and fill hearts for his tabla.
  • Zakir Hussain is very famous in India as well as his popularity is very high in different parts of the world.

Awards –

1988Padma Shri
2002Padma Bhushan
2023Padma Vibhushan
1990Sangeet Natak Akademi Award
2006Kalidas Samman
2009Grammy Awards

Other Information  –

  • Death – 3 May 1969
  • Place –  New  Delhi ,India

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What is the Date of Birth And Place of Zakir Hussain?

Place – 9 March 1951
Date of Birth – Mumbai, India

What is the name of Zakir Hussain Father ?

Allah Rakha

What are name of Zakir Hussain Sisters And Brother ?

Sister – Razia , Khurshid
Brother – Taufiq Qureshi, Fazal Qureshi

Who is Zakir Hussain Wife?

Antonia Minecola

When did Zakir Hussain die?

Death – 3 May 1969
Place –  New  Delhi ,India

What was the name of Zakir Hussain’s daughter?

Zakir Hussain’s daughter’s name was Anisa Qureshi and Isabella Qureshi.

Which awards did Zakir Hussain get?

Zakir Hussain was honored with Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, Kalidas Samman, Grammy Awards.

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