Qayyum Chowdhury

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Qayyum Chowdhury
Born March 9, 1932
Feni, Bangladesh
Died November 30, 2014(2014-11-30) (aged 82)
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Nationality Bangladeshi
Field Painting
Awards Ekushey Padak

Qayyum Chowdhury (Bengali: কাইয়ুম চৌধুরী, March 9, 1932 – November 30, 2014)[1] was a Bangladeshi painter. He was known for painting cover photos. He painted covers for over 26 years. His works can be seen all over Bangladesh.

On November 30, 2014, Chowdhury fell sick while delivering his speech on the fourth-day of Bengal Foundation organized classical music festival in Bangladesh Army Stadium. He was rushed to CMH, where on-duty doctor declared him dead.[2][1] He was 82 years old.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Painter Qayyum Chowdhury dies after collapsing at classical music fest". 30 November 2014. Retrieved 30 November 2014.
  2. Artist Qayyum Chy passes away