|Real name||Ghulam Farid|
|Born at||Kalyana, India|
|Relations||Amjad Sabir Qawwal (son), Maqbool Sabri (brother)|
Qawwali is a popular form of "Sufi or spiritual chorus song" which takes the form of a melodic line of lyric sung by a lead and repeated by a chorus to the accompaniment of rhythmic clapping and drums with the hand-held harmonium.
Ghulam Farid Sabri was born in 1926 in Kalyana, Indian Punjab. His musical family belongs to the great singer Tan Sen from Akbar The Great's era (1556-1605). He learnt singing from his father and sang their first Qawwali
in 1958, which was presented in Urdu film Ishq-e-Habib in 1965. Half a dozen of his other Qawwalies were filmed in movies, like..
Ghulam Farid Sabri died on April 5, 1994 at Karachi. Amjad Fardi Sabri is his brother and Maqbool Sabri was his mate and brother.
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