Sayeed Sabri Jaipuri



Born on 1 September 1941 in Jaipur, Rajasthan, Mohammed Sayeed Sabri Jaipuri received his initial training from his father, Alauddin Sabir Miyan, and from Ustad Chand Khan at Jaipur. He further groomed his talent under the tutelage of the Dagar gharana gurus like Ustad Rahimuddin Dagar, Ustad Imamuddin Dagar, Ustad Fayazuddin Dagar and Ustad Zahiruddin Dagar, and has learnt the nuances of various facets of singing like thumri, dadra and ghazal. In the discipline of Qawwali singing, he has received specialized training under Ustad Abdur Rahim Sabri and Ustad Babu Khan Mathurawale.
Mohammed Sayeed Sabri Jaipuri is known for his masterful compositions of the Qawwali songs from the rich Urdu and Persian literature. He has performed in various States of the country including the Governor House, Jaipur in 1987 celebrating the visit of the then Shah of Iran; festival organized by the State Government of Punjab in Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar in 1994; Bithoor Mahotsav, Maharashtra 2011; and Jashn-e-Qawwali – a festival organized by the Sangeet Natak Akademi in collaboration with Bharat Bhavan in Bhopal in 2014, along with various performances given in countries like Australia, the U.S.A, and various Gulf countries.
Famous as the Sabri Brothers, Mohammed Sayeed Sabri Jaipuri along with his brothers, Mohammed Farid Sabri and Mohammed Amin Sabri, have lent their voice for various Indian films, and have received commendations from various institutions, as well as from the Government of Punjab, Delhi and Rajasthan, besides the Consulate General of India, Dubai (U.A.E.) in 1994.
Mohammed Sayeed Sabri Jaipuri receives the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for his contribution to Qawwali of Rajasthan.