Ahmed Ghulamali Chagla
Ahmed Ghulamali Chagla (31 May 1902 - 5 February 1953) was the musician who wrote the score for the national anthem of Pakistan, (Qaumi Tarana) in 1950. He was born in 1902 into a prominent Karachi family. His father, Ghulamali Chagla was the third elected president of the municipality of Karachi, serving from 1921 to 1922. Ahmad Chagla attended the Sindh Madrassat-ul-Islam in Karachi and took lessons in classical Indian music in 1910 and western musical composition in 1914.