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One of the poetic names of the celebrated poet Ghalib.
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an Indian rudra veena player. Khan performs in the Indian classical music style dhrupad and is one of a few remaining rudra veena players who perform in public. He was awarded the Indian civilian honor Padma Bhushan for his music.His ancestors were royal musicians in the courts of Rampur, Uttar Pradesh, and Jaipur, Rajasthan in the 18th century. His great-grandfather Rajab Ali Khan was head of the court musicians in Jaipur and owned a village land holding. His grandfather Musharraf Khan was court musician in Alwar, as was his father Sadiq Ali Khan, who taught Khan the Beenkar (rudra veena player) gharana of Jaipur and vocals for fifteen years.
was a Jew who converted to Islam and later served as one of the first Pakistani ambassadors to the United Nations. Asad was a descendant of a long line of rabbis. However, his father was a barrister. He received a thorough religious education. He was proficient in Hebrew from an early age and was also familiar with Aramaic. He studied the Old Testament, as well as the text and commentaries of the Talmud, the Mishna and Gemara.