Abdul Rashid Khan facts for kids
|Abdul Rashid Khan|
Abdul Rashid Khan
|Also known as||Rasan Piya|
|Born||19 August 1908|
|Origin||Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Died||18 February 2016 (aged 107)|
|Genres||Hindustani classical music|
|Occupations||Singer, resident guru at ITC Sangeet Research Academy, Kolkata|
Abdul Rashid Khan (19 August 1908 – 18 February 2016) was an Indian singer of Hindustani music. He performed khayal, dhrupad, dhamar and thumri.
Khan made several musical compositions. He was also a productive writer and poet. For his writing, he used the name Rasan Piya. He trained many students in his lifetime and became regarded as a "guru" at the ITC Sangeet Research Academy in Kolkata.
Khan died in 18 February 2016 from multiple organ failure. He was aged 107.
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