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Ahmed Ghulam Ali Chagla
احمد غلام علی چھاگلہ
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Background information
Born (1902-05-31)31 May 1902
Karachi, British India
Origin Karachi, Pakistan
Died 5 February 1953(1953-02-05) (aged 50)
Karachi, Pakistan
Genres National anthems, Instrumental, Classical
Occupation(s) Musician, writer
Years active 1922–1953

Ahmed Ghulamali Chagla (31 May 1902 - 5 February 1953) was the musician who wrote the score for the national anthem of Pakistan, (Qaumi Tarana) in 1950. He was born in 1902 into a prominent Karachi family. His father, Ghulamali Chagla was the third elected president of the municipality of Karachi, serving from 1921 to 1922. Ahmad Chagla attended the Sindh Madrassat-ul-Islam in Karachi and took lessons in classical Indian music in 1910 and western musical composition in 1914.

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