Gul Mohammad Khan

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Gul Mohammad Khan
Born1876
Died1979 (aged 102–103)
NationalityBangladeshi

Ustad Gul Mohammad Khan (1876–1979) was a Bangladeshi musician.[1] He was awarded Ekushey Padak in 1977 by the Government of Bangladesh.[1]

Background[edit]

Khan's father, Ustad Ahmad Khan, was a singer in the court of the Maharaja. His grandfather, Ustad Namder Khan, was also a musician.[1]

Career[edit]

Khan was skilled in Dhrupad and Kheyal.[1] He performed at the inauguration ceremony of the Dhaka Radio Centre. Later he joined the institute as a music teacher.[1]

Awards and honors[edit]

The Shilpakala Academy held a reception in Khan's honor in 1977.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Mobarak Hossain Khan (May 27, 2015). "Khan, Ustad Gul Mohammad". Banglapedia.