Azizur Rahman (poet)
Azizur Rahman (18 January 1917 – 12 September 1978) was a Bangladeshi poet and lyricist. He was awarded Ekushey Padak posthumously by the People's Republic of Bangladesh in 1979 for his outstanding contribution in Bengali literature.
|Died||12 September 1978(aged 61)|
|Awards||Ekushey Padak (1979)|
Rahman was born on 18 January 1917 in the village of Haripur in Kushtia District of the then East Bengal under the British Raj (now Bangladesh) to a Zamindar family. He dropped out of school at his young age and began composing songs for the stage performance of Jatra.
Rahman joined Dhaka Radio Station (now Bangladesh Betar) as a staff artiste in 1954 and composed a large number Patriotic and Islamic songs for the radio. He served as an editor of juvenile monthly Alapani and also served as the literary-editor of daily Paygam from 1964 to 1970.
- Bengali: পলাশ ঢাকা কোকিল ডাকা আমারই দেশ ভাই রে প্রভৃতি। (O brother, my palash (a kind of red flower))
- Bengali: কারো মনে তুমি দিও না আঘাত (Don't distress any one)
- Dainosaurer Rajya (1962)
- Jibjantur Katha (1962)
- Chhutir Dine (1963)
- Ei Mati Ei Desh (1970)
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