Ustad Iqbal Ahmed Khan is an Indian classical singer.
Early life and background
Iqbal Ahmed Khan was born and brought up in the musical environs of Delhi Gharana of music. As a young boy he won many prizes in music competitions at school and University including Ameer Khusro Gold Medal.. A hot favourite of his grandfather Sangeet Martand Ustad Chand Khan Sahib, he received his blessing to be chosen as the Custodian of Delhi Gharana (Khalifa) and today he is keeping up the family traditions as an active promoter of Hazrat Amir Khusro’s musical works.
Iqbal Ahmed Khan was awarded International Amir Khusro Gold medal in 1966.
As outstanding “Youngest Vocalist of the Country”, Andhra Pradesh Govt. honoured him in 1970.
In 1974 Shobana Arts of Delhi gave him the title “Best Classical Singer of the Stage”.
While doing his Bachelor of Arts from Delhi University, he repeatedly got numerous trophies, gold medals, shields and certificates and was declared as the “Outstanding Vocalist” of Delhi University. He has to his credit “Amir Khan Trophy” & Mirza Ghalib Trophy, which he got during 1976-77 in the university Youth Festival.
He was awarded as the “Best Music Director Composer” for his play “Roop Bengal” staged at Jamia Millia Islamia University, Delhi, and popular T.V. Serial “Amir Khusro”.
Participated in the international symposium of “The life and works of “Amir Khusro” and gave appealing......