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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, 1948-1997

Will Hermes, Spin, November 1997

IT'S SADLY IRONIC that superstar qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan — the uncontested voice of modern Pakistan — would die on August 16, only two days after his troubled country celebrated the 50th anniversary of its independence from British rule.

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