(born 11th Nov, 1956) is a popular ghazal singer
Born in Hyderabad
to Abdul Azeem Khan and Sajida Abid, a famous Urdu
writer and poet. He went to Hyderabad Public School
till the 12th standard when he finished his ISC and then joined The Indian Institute of Management and Commerce for his B'Com(Hons) Course.
His family loved fine arts and use to organize Mehfils
in their house, inviting artists and poets like Jagjit Singh
Jan Nisaar Akhtar the father of the famous writer Javed Akhtar to name a few. This greatly influenced him and started learning music from an early age.
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Talat Aziz took his initial training in music from Kirana Gharana
. He was trained primarily by Ustad Samad Khan and later by Ustad Fayaz Ahmed who were famous classical music singers.
After the initial training, Talat decided to learn music from music maestro Mehdi Hassan
. On many occasions, like on a concert tour of the US and Canada in 1986 he shared the same stage with him on concerts in India and abroad.
His first major performance was in Hyderabad at a place called King Kothi
. He sang before a crowd of over 5,000. He sung Kaise Sukoon Paoon
and some ghazals by noted shaayars of Hyderabad. Though he was nervous at his first performance in front of audience yet he performed well.
After his graduation he moved to Bombay
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