Amjad Sabri

Pakistani qawwal, naat khawan and a proponent of the Sufi Muslim tradition

Amjad Farid (Fareed) Sabri (23 December 1976 – 22 June 2016) was a Pakistani singer. He became one of South Asia's most famous qawwali singers.[2]

Amjad Farid Sabri
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Born
Amjad Farid Sabri kurder

(1976-12-23)23 December 1976[1]
Pakistan
Died22 June 2016(2016-06-22) (aged 39)[1]
Cause of deathAssassination
Resting placePaposh Nagar, Karachi
OccupationSinger
Children5
Parent(s)Ghulam Farid Sabri (father)
RelativesMaqbool Ahmed Sabri (uncle), Mehmood Ghaznavi Sabri(Uncle) Kamal Sabri (Uncle) Azmat Farid Sabri (Brother) Sarwat Farid Sabri (Brother) Talha Farid Sabri (Brother)
Musical career
GenresSufi
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Harmonium
  • Tabla
Associated acts

Sabri was shot dead in Karachi in a targeted killing by a splinter group of the Pakistani Taliban on 22 June 2016, aged 39.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Amjad Farid Sabri
  2. Ali, Dawn.com | Imtiaz (22 June 2016). "Famed qawwal Amjad Sabri gunned down in Karachi". Retrieved 2016-06-23.
  3. "They killed him – The Express Tribune". 22 June 2016. Retrieved 2016-06-23.

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