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Jagjit Singh

Jagjit Singh, born Jagmohan Singh (8 February 1941 – 10 October 2011), was a prominent Indian Ghazal singer, songwriter and musician. Known as the “Ghazal King”, he gained acclaim together with his wife, another renowned Indian ghazal singer Chitra Singhin the 1970s and 1980s. Their combination album comprising music from the films, Arth and Saath Saath is the HMV’s largest selling combination album of all time. Sajda (An Offering, 1991), Jagjit Singh’s magnum opus double album with Lata Mangeshkar holds the same record in non-film category. He sang in numerous languages. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the government of India in 2003.

Awards

  • In 2012, State Government of Rajasthan posthumously awarded Jagjit Singh its highest civilian award, the Rajasthan Ratna.
  • In 2003, Singh was awarded the Padma Bhushan, India’s third highest civilian award, by the government of India
  • In 1998, Jagjit Singh was awarded Sahitya Academy Award, a literary honor in India. He was awarded for popularizing the work of Mirza Ghalib.
  • Sangeet Natak Academy Award
  • Sahitya Kala Academy Award by Rajasthan government in 1998
  • Ghalib Academy by Delhi Government in 2005
  • Dayawati Modi Award in 1999.
  • Lata Mangeshkar Samman in 1998 by Madhya Pradesh government.
  • D. Litt. by Kurukshetra University, Haryana in 2003
  • Teacher’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006. 8th Teacher’s Achievement Awards

 

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jagjit_Singh

 

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