Rais Khan

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Rais Khan (sitar player)
Ustad Rais Khan.jpg
Background information
Born(1939-11-25)25 November 1939
OriginIndore, Madhya Pradesh, British India
Died6 May 2017(2017-05-06) (aged 77)
Karachi, Pakistan
GenresHindustani classical music
Years active1948 – 2017

Ustad Rais Khan (25 November 1939 – 6 May 2017) was a Pakistani sitarist from Karachi, Pakistan.[1][2] Rais Khan was awarded the Pride of Performance Award by the President of Pakistan in 2005.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Family feud turns into cross-border musical war"., mid-day.com newspaper website, Retrieved 24 January 2016
  2. "'Today, music is about cloning'". The Hindu newspaper. 29 October 2005. Archived from the original on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 24 January 2016.
  3. http://www.tehzeebfoundation.org/artist.html Archived 2017-05-06 at the Wayback Machine, Rais Khan awarded Pride of Performance award in 2005, Tehzeeb Foundation website, Retrieved 24 January 2016