Abdul Latif Khan
|Abdul Latif Khan|
|Born||Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India|
|Occupation||Classical musician, instrumentalist|
Sangeet Natak Akademi Award
Abdul Latif Khan is an Indian classical musician and instrumentalist, known for his proficiency in Sarangi, a stringed Hindustani classical music instrument. He was born in a family of musicians in Gwalior in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, learned music under the tutelage of Haider Khan, his grandfather, Chote Khan, his father, Chhote Khan and Uday Khan and Haddu Khan, his uncles, in Khyal Gharana style and mastered the instruments such as Sitar, Santoor and Tabla Later, he learned Sarangi under Bade Ghulam Sabir Khan.
Khan has performed at many music festivals like Bhopal Sarangi Mela and has been a staff artist at the All India Radio. He has performed as an accompanist to such renowned musicians as Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Amir Khan, Hirabai Barodekar, Nazakat and Salamat Ali Khan, Kumar Gandharva, Mallikarjun Mansur and Kishori Amonkar. A recipient of the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1992, Abdul Latif Khan was honored by the Government of India with the fourth highest Indian civilian award, the Padma Shri, in 2002.
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