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List of notable or famous composers from Pakistan, with bios and photos, including the top composers born in Pakistan and even some popular composers who immigrated to Pakistan. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Pakistani composers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These composers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known composer from Pakistan is included when available.

This list has everything from Adnan Sami to Ali Zafar.

This historic composers from Pakistan list can help answer the questions "Who are some Pakistani composers of note?" and "Who are the most famous composers from Pakistan?" These prominent composers of Pakistan may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Pakistani composers.

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Aamir Zaki is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Composers from Pakistan
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Aamir Zaki is a guitarist-songwriter and composer from Pakistan. He is known for his melodic phrasing, feel, and tone. His debut album Signature was released in 1995, and Zaki was awarded a gold disc by Soundcraft UK for it. Signature was primarily an instrumental album with two English and one Urdu song. His second CD release Rough Cut was an English album, with a Tabla and six string bass Rhythm section, featuring Hadiqa Kiyani on vocals. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 49

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Adnan Sami is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Composers from Pakistan
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Adnan Sami is a singer, musician, pianist, actor and composer with a command of Indian and Western Classical/Semi-Classical music, Jazz, Rock, Pop, Indian Classical music, Fusion & Indian Film music. He is also popularly known as being the 'Fastest Keyboard player in the world & the Keyboard Discovery of the Nineties'. Born to Naureen and Arshad Sami Khan in London, UK, he is a Canadian citizen of Pakistani, Indian, Afghani ancestry who currently works and lives in Mumbai, India. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 44

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

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Ahmed Ghulamali Chagla is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Composers from Pakistan
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Ahmed Ghulam Ali Chagla was a Pakistani musical composer who famously wrote the musical composition for the national anthem of Pakistan in 1950. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 51 (1902-1953)

Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan

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Ali Zafar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Composers from Pakistan
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Ali Zafar, is a Pakistani music composer, singer-songwriter, painter and actor. He started his singing career with the song Jugnuon Se Bhar Le Aanchal in the film Shararat, directed by Pakistani actress and director Samina Peerzada but made a big mark with his first single Channo from his first album Huqa Pani that sold over five million copies worldwide. The album turned out to be one of the biggest hits ever in Pakistan with Channo topping the charts all the way for a long time. Zafar began his acting career with Bollywood film Tere Bin Laden, which was moderately successful at the box office, and for which he was nominated for Filmfare Best Male Debut Award. In 2011, Zafar appeared as a ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 37

Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan

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