Ustad Zakir Hussain – The Music Mastero of the Music World

Awards & Achievements of Ustad Zakir Hussain
Fact file of Ustad Zakir Hussain

 

 

 

 

 

 

India is conventionally a rich country in the music field which produces many great musicians, composer and singers. In these great musicians Ustad Zakir Hussain is a distinguished name in the Indian and World music. Ustad Zakir Hussain is an Indian tabla player, musical producer, film actor and soundtrack composer.

Ustad Zakir Hussain is born on the 9th Mar of 1951 in Mumbai, India. He belongs to the legendary tabla player Ustad Alla Rakha family. Since the childhood, Zakir Hussain was a genius, and was touring around the world. In the 51st Grammy Awards, Zakir Hussain won the Grammy in the Contemporary World Music Album category for his collaborative album “Global Drum Project”.

Awards & Achievements of Ustad Zakir Hussain

* Received Padma Shri in 1988 from the hand of President of India.
* In the year of 1990 received the Indo-American Award.
* In the year of 1990 achieved the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, Indian top award in music field.
* In the year of 1992 achieved the first-ever Grammy for Best World Music Album for Planet Drum album.
* In the year of 1999 received the United States National Endowment for the Arts’ National Heritage Fellowship, the highest award given to traditional artists and musicians.
* Received Padma Bhushan in 2002 for his excellent work in the traditional music field.
* In 2005, he was named an Old Dominion Fellow by the Humanities Council at Princeton University.
* In 2007 Zakir Hussain named Best World Music and Best World Beat Drummer respectively in readers’ polls from both Modern Drummer and Drum! magazines.
* In 51st Grammy Awards of 2009, Zakir Hussain won the Grammy in the Contemporary World Music Album category for his collaborative album “Global Drum Project”.

 

Fact file of Ustad Zakir Hussain

* Zakir Hussain was born in Mumbai, India.
* Zakir Hussain Father was a legendary tabla player Alla Rakha.
* Zakir Hussain finished High School study in St. Michael’s in Mahim
* Zakir Hussain graduated from St Xaviers, Mumbai.
* Zakir Hussain have two younger brothers, Taufiq Qureshi and Fazal Qureshi.
* Zakir Hussain wife name is Antonia Minnecola, who is a Kathak dancer, teacher and his manager.
* Zakir Hussain has two daughters Anisa Qureshi and Isabella Qureshi.
* Zakir Hussain is a traditional drum player.
* Zakir Hussain is a founding member of Bill Laswell’s ‘World Music Supergroup’ Tabla Beat Science.

 

Emmy Award – The most prestigious TV Awards Show

The Emmy Award is one of the most prestigious awards of the TV industries. The Emmy Award is an annual TV awards given TV artists for achieving excellence in TV industry. The Emmy Award well known as Oscar Award of the Cinema and Grammy Award of the Music. This yearly TV award show was established in the year of 1949 in USA.

Facts file and Stats of The Emmy Award
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Facts file and Stats of The Emmy Award

* Emmy Award was establishment in the year of 1949.
* This is a well known TV awards show.
* The first Emmy Awards were given on 25th Jan, 1949 at the Hollywood Athletic Club.
* Shirley Dinsdale was the first person to receive the debut Emmy award for the category of Most Outstanding Television Personality.
* Emmy Award was started in the United States of America.
* Emmy Award is considering equivalent to Oscar Award of the Cinema and Grammy Award of the Music.
* Emmy Award is given by three separate organizations ATAS, NATAS and IATAS.
* The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) honors national prime time entertainment excluding sports;
* In Emmy Award no cash prize is given.
* In this award show only a gold statuette is given to winners.
* Emmy Award given in May or Jun month of every year.