Darwīsh Khān
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Darwīsh Khān, Ghulām Ḥusayn Darwīsh (1251–1305 Sh./1872–1926) a composer and tār and sitār virtuoso who is credited with numerous innovations in the traditional Persian repertoire (dastgāh, q.v.). Ghulām…

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Farshad Tavakkoli, “Darwīsh Khān”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Wilferd Madelung and, Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 19 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_036090>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180110

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