Inayat Hussain Khan
Ustad Inayat Hussain Khan
|Origin||Sahaswan, Mughal Empire|
|Died||1919 (aged 70)|
|Genres||Hindustani classical music, |
Born in Sahaswan, Badaun district to Ustad Mehboob Khan, a khayal singer and Veena player of the Rampur court. He was trained and lived in Rampur, and his gharana came to be called Rampur-Sahaswan gharana.
He was a child prodigy. He first married the daughter of Haddu Khan of the Gwalior gharana. His singing style has influences of the Dhrupad singing typical of the Gwalior gharana, and the Rampur-Shahaswan style is sometimes regarded as an offshoot of the Gwalior gharana.
One of the major disciple was Pt. Girija Shankar Chakravarti . He learned kheyal from Ustadji.