Renowned Sufi Qawwal 'Maqbool Ahmad Sabri Remembered
Renowned Sufi Qawaal and Naatkhuwan 'Maqbool Ahmad Sabri' was remembered on his 9th death anniversary on Monday
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 21st Sep, 2020 ) :Renowned Sufi Qawaal and Naatkhuwan 'Maqbool Ahmad Sabri' was remembered on his 9th death anniversary on Monday.
He received his qawwali and music training at an early age and recorded his first qawwali at the age of 17 in 1958 with his elder brother Ghulam Fareed Sabri and then formed a group called Sabri Brothers.
In 1970, he was awarded the Pride of Performance Award. His first international performance followed soon after, when in 1975, he performed in New York. Some of his most important qawwalis include 'Bhar do jholi' and 'Mera koi nahin hai tere siwa'.
Maqbool Sabri was born in Kalyana in eastern Punjab, he was initially educated in the Hindustani classical music tradition by his father Ustad Inayat Hussain Sabri and his beloved elder brother Ghulam Farid Sabri.
Later, Maqbool Ahmed Sabri and his elder brothers Ghulam Farid Sabri and Kamal Ahmed Sabri furthered their knowledge of music.