|BIRTHDAY||21 March, 1916|
|BIRTH PLACE||Dumraon , Bihar|
|AGE (in 2006)||90 Years Old|
Ustad Bismillah Khan was 90 years, 5 months & 0 day old age.
|AWARD NAME||AWARD CATEGORY||RECEIPT YEAR||RECEIPT FIELD|
|Padma Shri||Civilian Award||1961||Arts|
|Padma Bhushan||Civilian Award||1968||Arts|
|Padma Vibhushan||Civilian Award||1980||Arts|
|Bharat Ratna||Civilian Award||2001||Arts|
In 2006, Ustad Bismillah Khan was unwell & admitted to hospital on 17 August. But, his condition did not improve. A few days later on 21-08-2006, he found dead due to cardiac arrest at the age of 90.
|DEATHDAY||DEATH PLACE||DEATH COUNTRY|
|21 August, 2006||Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh||India|
Ustad Bismillah Khan was born to Paigambar Khan (father) and Mitthan Khan (mother). He had a brother named Shamshuddin. He had six children including one daughter Soma Ghosh (musician). The names of his sons are Nazim, Mehtab, Kazim, Nayyar & Zamin.