Jagjit singh

Born : 8 February 1941
            Sri Ganganagar, Bikaner State, British India
Died : 10 October 2011 (aged 70)
            Mumbai, India
Genres
: Ghazal, Classical, Devotional, Folk
Occupations : 
Composer, Singer, Music Director, Activist,
                        Entrepreneur
Instruments : Vocals, Harmonium, Tanpura, Piano
Years active : 1966–2011
Labels :
EMI, HMV, Saregama, Universal Music, Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Polydor, TIPS,
               Venus, T-Series

Jagjit Singh was born in Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan to Amar Singh Dhiman, a government employee, a native of Dalla village in Punjab (India) and his mother, Bachan Kaur from Ottallan village, Samrala. He had four sisters and two brothers and he is known as Jeet by his family. He was raised as a Sikh by religion.
He went to Khalsa High School in Sri Ganganagar and then studied science after matriculation at Government College, Sri Ganganagar and went onto graduate in Arts at DAV College, Jalandhar. He is a post-graduate in history from Kurukshetra University in Haryana.
His association with music goes back to his childhood. He learnt music under Pandit Chaganlal Sharma for two years in Ganganagar, and later devoted six years to learning Khayal, Thumri and Dhrupad forms of Indian Classical Music from Ustad Jamaal Khan of the Sainia Gharana school.

Jagjit Singh married the popular singer Chitra Singh in 1969. They live in Vivek Singh Lane (a road dedicated to their son) on Breach Candy in Mumbai. Their only son, Vivek, died in a road accident in the early 1990s.
In January 1998, Jagjit Singh had a heart attack, which led him to quit smoking. In October 2007, he was hospitalized following blood circulation problems.
  
Some Galzals of Jagjeet Singh :
A Milestone 1980
Main aur Meri Tanhaayee 1981
The Latest 1982
Ecstasies 1984
A Sound Affair 1985
Echoes 1985-86
Beyond Time 1987
Mirza Ghalib 1988
Passion / Black Magic 1988
Ghazals from Films 1989
Memorable Ghazals of Jagjit and Chitra 1990
Someone Somewhere 1990
H O P E 1991
Sajda 1991
Kahkashan 1991-92
Visions I & II 1992
In Search 1992
Rare Gems 1992
Face to face 1993
Your Choice 1993
Chiraag 1993
Desires 1994
Insight 1994
Cry for Cry 1995 (Jan)
Mirage 1995
Unique 1996


Love is Blind 1998
Silsilay 1998
Marasim 1999
Saher 2000(Mar)
Samvedna (Sensitivity) 2002(Feb)
Soz 2002(Mar)
Forget Me Not 2002(Mar)
Jaam Utha 
Hum bhi sharabi tum bhi..

Chithhi na koyi sandesh
 

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