Baha'ud'din Mohiuddin Dagar (born 1970) is the rudra veena player and son of famous north Indian musician Zia Mohiuddin Dagar. He plays rudra veena with the dagarbani style. He represents the 20th generation of Dagar lineage, referring to Nayak Haridas Dagar of the 16th century. However, he traces his ancestry to Baba Gopal Das, who converted to Islam, and became Baba Imam Baksh in the 18th century, making him the representative of the 8th generation.
|Born||1970 (age 51–52)|
|Genres||Hindustani classical music|
Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 2012
|Associated acts||Zia Fariddudin Dagar (uncle), Zia Mohiuddin Dagar (father)|
Awards and recognitionEdit
Early life and trainingEdit
Dagar started learning the veena from his father Zia Mohiuddin Dagar when he was 12 years old. After the death of his father in 1990, he continued his training under his uncle Zia Fariddudin Dagar.
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