S.Rajam’s (Music Appreciation notes)

Thursday, 3 August 2017

Ustad Sayeeduddin Dagar passes away

By Samudri

Ustad Hussain Sayeeduddin Dagar, veteran maestro of the Dhrupad tradition of Hindustani music, died in a Pune hospital on 30 July 2017. He was 78 and had been ailing for some time. Sayeeduddin Dagar is survived by his wife and two sons, Nafeesuddin and Aneesuddin (dhrupad exponents). Affectionately called Sayeed Bhai, he was the youngest of the famous ‘Dagar Bandhu’ and had dedicated his life to keeping the dhrupad tradition alive.

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