Afghan musicians died in Traffic collision

Here are 1 famous musicians from Afghanistan died in Traffic collision:

Ahmad Zahir

Ahmad Zahir (June 14, 1946 Kabul-June 14, 1979 Salang, Afghanistan) a.k.a. Zahir, Ahmad was an Afghan singer, songwriter and composer. He had one child, Rishad Zahir.

His albums include Vol. 1 – Dilak am, Vol. 2 – Bahar, Vol. 3 – Shab ha ye zulmane, Vol. 4 – Mother, Vol. 5 – Awara, Vol. 6 – Ghulam-e Qamar, Vol. 7 – Sultan Qalbaam, Vol. 8 – Az Ghamat Hy Nazaneen, Vol. 9 – Gulbadaan and Vol. 10 – Yaare Bewafa. Genres he performed: Arabesque, Pop music, Soft rock and Rock music.

Ahmad Zahir was known as the "Elvis of Afghanistan" and was one of the most beloved and influential musicians in the country's history. He began his music career in the 1960s, drawing inspiration from western artists like Elvis Presley and The Beatles, as well as traditional Afghan music. Zahir's unique sound blended these influences with his own style, creating music that had mass appeal in Afghanistan and beyond.

Despite his popularity, Zahir was subjected to censorship and harassment from the Afghan government, which disapproved of his western-influenced music and liberal lifestyle. He continued to perform and record, however, and became a symbol of resistance to the repressive regime.

Zahir's life was tragically cut short when he died in a car accident at the age of 33. He remains a beloved figure in Afghan culture and his music continues to be celebrated across the world by fans of Afghan music and beyond.

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