Among 8 people, the legendary singer is also in the list of getting honorary degree from oxford University due to his serving to the music industry!
“Born into a family whose name has become synonymous with South Asian musical tradition, he began formal training at the age of seven and has since released more than 50 albums, performed in numerous high-profile concerts across the world and amassed a global following, achieving over one billion views online,” the statement issued by the university stated.
“Rahat Ali Khan has sung more than 50 title tracks of television serials and over 100 film songs in both Hollywood and Bollywood,” the statement added.
Earlier in 2017, Oxford also named a rehearsal hall named after him — the Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan Music Room. This is the first time that a South Asian artist has received such an honour. Rahet Fateh Ali Khan is a nephew of world famous Qawwal Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
He began his career at the age of three, performing and studying under the tutelage of the “King of Qawwali”. The great singer has proceeded his legacy ahead by getting acclaimed all over the world through his majestic voice!
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