Music was in his blood and soul. With his heavenly voice Ustad Mehdi Hasan gifted the world with an unending array of soulful masterpieces that only he could have sung.
The unrivaled master of Ghazal singing breathed his last on Wednesday after protracted illness. He was 84. How consummate an artist Hasan was in rendition of classical singing can be understood by the fact that sixteen generations of Hasan had mastered the art of music.
Editor’s Note : I will continue to update tribute to the legendary Mehdi Hasan.