25th Death Anniversary of Qawwal Ghulam Farid Sabri being remembered today
Death anniversary of legendary Qawwal Ghulam Farid Sabri is being observed today (Friday).Ghulam Farid Sabri alongside with his brother Maqbool Sabri (Sabri Brothers) grossed plentiful eminence in Qawwali.
Sabri was born in 1930 in Rohtak, India and died on April 5 in 1994(1930 – 5 April 1994) in Karachi and was a foremost qawwali singer, and a chief member of the Sabri Brothers, a leading qawwali group in Pakistan in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. He received Pride of Performance Award by President of Pakistan in 1978. He was also a Sufi mystic, allied to Chishti Order.
“Bhardo Jholi Meri Ya Muhammad”, “Mera Koi Nahin Hai Tere Siwa”, “Taajdar-e-Haram”, “Mast Qalander” and “Ya Sahib Ul Jamal” are amongst their most acclaimed qawwalis.