Khalid Hossain

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Khalid Hossain
খালিদ হোসেন
Born(1935-12-04)4 December 1935
Died22 May 2019(2019-05-22) (aged 83)
Dhaka, Bangladesh
NationalityBangladeshi
OccupationSinger
AwardsEkushey Padak (2000)

Khalid Hossain (4 December 1935 – 22 May 2019) was a Bangladeshi Nazrul Geeti singer.[1] In recognition of his contribution in music, the government of Bangladesh awarded him the country's second highest civilian award Ekushey Padak in 2000.[2]

Early life

Khalid Hossain was born on 4 December 1935 at Krishnanagar, Nadia in the then British India now West Bengal.[3] After the partition of India in 1947, he migrated to the Court Para village of Kushtia District with his family. In 1964, he permanently moved to Dhaka.[3]

Career

Khalid Hossain served as the president of Bangladesh Nazrul Sangeet Sangstha.[4]

Awards

References

  1. Novera Deepita (2004-08-27). "Prevent distortions of Nazrul Sangeet--Khalid Husain". The Daily Star. Retrieved 2019-05-22.
  2. একুশে পদকপ্রাপ্ত সুধীবৃন্দ [Ekushey Padak winners list] (in Bengali). Government of Bangladesh. Retrieved 2019-05-22.
  3. 3.0 3.1 সংগীতশিল্পী খালিদ হোসেন আর নেই. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). 2019-05-22. Retrieved 2019-05-22.
  4. Rashid, Harun or (2019-05-22). "Nazrul Sangeet maestro Khalid Hossain passes away". Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha. Retrieved 2019-05-22.
  5. "Khalid Hossain passes away". The Daily Star. 2019-05-22. Retrieved 2019-05-22.