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Aziz Mian Qawwal remembered on his birth anniversary

ISLAMABAD: The legendary traditional singer Aziz Mian Qawwal was remembered on Wednesday across the country on his 78 birth anniversary.

He was born in Delhi on 17th April 1942 and migrated to Pakistan soon after partition.

He obtained his master degrees in Arabic, Persian language, Persian literature, Urdu literature and history from the University of Punjab.

He was also famous for singing ghazals in qawwali style.

For his contributions to music, the government of Pakistan had awarded him the Pride of Performance award in 1989.

With his outstanding talent in music and singing he introduced new style of qawwali which earned him fame across the globe.

Aziz Mian Qawwal was known for his extempore expressions while performing live concerts.

He  died on December 6, 2000 and laid   to rest in Multan

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