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Noted singer Abdul Jabbar passes away

30 August 2017,Wednesday, 10:17



Eminent singer Abdul Jabbar passed away at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) on Wednesday morning.
 
He was 80.
 
The noted singer breathed his last at 9:10 am, said BSMMU public relations officer Proshanto Majumder, UNB reports.
 
Abdul Jabbar was admitted to BSMMU on August 1 with several health problems including irregularities at liver, kidney and heart.
 
President Abdul Hamid expressed deep shock at the death of Abdul Jabbar.
 
He inspired people through his songs in Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra during the Liberation War in 1971.
 
He was awarded Bangabandhu Padak (1973), Ekushey Padak (1980), Swadhinata Padak (1996) and different national and international awards.
 
Jabbar was born in Kushtia. He first took music lessons from Ustad Osman Gani and Ustad Lutful Haque. He became an enlisted singer of radio in 1958 and television in 1964.

 

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