Misri Khan Jamali

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Misri Khan Jamali
OccupationInstrumental musician (Alghoza player)
Awards Pride of Performance Award by the President of Pakistan in 1979

Misri Khan Jamali (Urdu : مصری خان جمالی, Balochi: مِصری خان جمالی)( b. 1921, d. 1982) was a renowned Pakistani artist and Alghoza player from Pakistan.


Early life and career

He was born at village Ronjhan Jamali in Jafarabad District of Balochistan. He belonged to the Jamali Baloch tribe. Later his parents migrated to Nawab Shah Sindh, Pakistan. where he was trained to play Alghoza by Murad Khan Jamali. He had also played on Alghoza at Radio Pakistan, Peshawar. [1]

He performed all over Pakistan and made overseas tours to many countries including United Kingdom , Afghanistan, Singapore and Switzerland. [2] The music of his Alghoza was recorded in different Sindhi classical melodies. [3]

Awards and recognition


He died at Nawab Shah, Sindh, Pakistan in 1982, [2] [5]

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