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    Tue, 11 Oct 2011 10:51:03

    Indian Musician Jagjit Singh Dies - He was 70 [an error occurred while processing this directive]

    The Associated Press reports that Indian musician and composer Jagjit Singh, who won generations of fans by reviving the traditional genre of "ghazal" tunes, died on Monday in Mumbai at the age of 70. R.I.P., Jagjit Singh!

    Singh, dubbed "The Ghazal King," had been in intensive care for three weeks after undergoing surgery when he fell seriously ill with a brain hemorrhage. His loss will be felt in the world music genre.

    Are you a fan of world music? Where you a fan of the Ghazal King?

    —Amy Sciarretto

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