Malika Pukhraj

 

 

Age: 91

 

Summary: Pakistani classical folk singer considered among the greatest singers of British India in the 1940's who was known for her plaintive singing of Urdu poems, set to tunes influenced by Indian classical music and the folk melodies of the Himalayas, and who found early fame as a court singer for the territory's one-time king Hari Singh.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: 1912

 

Died: February 4, 2004

 

Location: Lahore, Pakistan