Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan (Punjabi: نصرت فتح علی خان (Shahmukhi)) (October 13, 1948 – August 16, 1997) a world-renownedPakistani musician, was
primarily a singer of Qawwali, the devotional music of the Sufis (a mystical tradition within Islam).Considered one of the greatest singers ever
recorded, he possessed a six-octave vocal range and could perform at a high levelof intensity for several hours. Extending the 600-year old
Qawwali tradition of his family, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan is widely creditedwith introducing Sufi music to international audiences. He was popularly
known as Shahenshah-e-Qawwali, meaning The King ofKings of Qawwali.