Inayat Hussain Khan
|Ustad Inayat Hussain Khan|
|Died||1919 (aged 70)|
|Genres||Hindustani classical music,
Born in Sahaswan, Badaun district to Ustad Mehboob Khan, a khayal singer and Veena player of the Rampur court. He was taught traditional khayals and the exquisite taranas created by Bahadur Hussain Khan (descendent of Naubat Khan,his grandnephew was Wazir Khan (Rampur)) in all major ragas and also many rare ones. He was trained and lived in Rampur, and his gharana came to be called Rampur-Sahaswan gharana.
He was a child prodigy. His First married the daughter of Haddu Khan of the Gwalior gharana, and trained from Ustad Bahadur Hussain Khan, a descendent of Tansen. His singing style has influences of the Dhrupad singing typical of the Gwalior gharana, and the Rampur-Shahaswan style is sometimes regarded as an off-shoot of the Gwalior gharana.