Known Tabor-Player Ustad Bahauddin Dies in Balkh

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Sunday, September 02, 2018

Mazar-e-Sharif (BNA) Ustad Bahauddin, top tabor-player, died at the age of 89 in Mazar-e-Sharif due to a disease he was suffering.
The deceased Bahauddin was born in Kapisa in 1929.  After he started playing tabor at the age of eight, he came to Kabul and resided at Kharabat Street where he acceded to Radio Afghanistan by encouragement of Ustad Mohammad Omar and his tabor is heard in songs of Ustad Rahim Bakhsh, Ustad Khial, Ustad Hashim, Ustad Arman, Ustad Hamahang and Madadi.
He left Kabul for Balkh in 1964.  The deceased Bahauddin participated in various music festivals in France, Holland, Germany, Denmark, India and Tajikistan and was known as golden paw.
Leading body of the ministry of information and culture has considered the demise of Ustad Bahauddin as loss in the country’s music and extended condolence to the country’s cultural society and the deceased family and wished him paradise.

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