Amanat Ali Khan
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|Ustad Amanat Ali Khan|
|Native name||استاد امانت علی خان|
|Birth name||Ustad Amanat Ali Khan|
Hoshiarpur, Punjab, British India (now in India)
|Died||17 September 1974
Ustad Amanat Ali Khan (Urdu: استاد امانت علی خان; born 1922–1974) was a Pakistani classical and ghazal singer, from the Patiala gharana. He was honoured with the 'Pride of Performance' award by the government of Pakistan. He stands with great singing icons like Mehdi Hassan and Ahmed Rushdi.
Ustad Amanat Ali died in Lahore on September 17, 1974 of an appendix breakage (Perforated Appendix/Peritonitis). His son, Ustad Asad Amanat Ali Khan, after a music career died due to a heart attack on April 8, 2007, in London.
He was the first tutor to the legendary vocalist Lata Mangeshkar, when the latter moved to Mumbai in 1945 & started learning Hindustani classical music. After the India-Pakistan partition, Ustad Amanat Ali moved to Pakistan and Lata had to find a new guru for herself.
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- A scion of Patiala gharana - Daily Dawn
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